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Distance between San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles (San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 155 miles / 250 kilometers / 135 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from San Luis Obispo (SBP) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 197 miles / 317 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 57 minutes.

San Luis Obispo – Los Angeles

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155
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250
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135
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How far is Los Angeles from San Luis Obispo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 155.485 miles
  • 250.228 kilometers
  • 135.112 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 155.377 miles
  • 250.055 kilometers
  • 135.019 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 47 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between San Luis Obispo and Los Angeles.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles generates about 48 kg of CO2 per passenger, 48 kilograms is equal to 106 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles

Shortest flight path between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W
Destination Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Airlines flying from San Luis Obispo (SBP) to Los Angeles (LAX)

United Airlines