# Distance between San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) and Reno, NV (RNO)

Flight distance from San Luis Obispo to Reno (San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport – Reno–Tahoe International Airport) is 298 miles / 479 kilometers / 259 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from San Luis Obispo (SBP) to Reno (RNO) is 426 miles / 686 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 52 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from San Luis Obispo to Reno.

Shortest flight path between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) and Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO).

## How far is Reno from San Luis Obispo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Luis Obispo and Reno. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 297.845 miles
• 479.335 kilometers
• 258.820 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
• 298.377 miles
• 480.191 kilometers
• 259.282 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).

## Airport information

A San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

B Reno–Tahoe International Airport
City: Reno, NV
Country: United States
IATA Code: RNO
ICAO Code: KRNO
Coordinates: 39°29′56″N, 119°46′4″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Luis Obispo and Reno.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (152 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Luis Obispo (SBP) → Reno (RNO).

Distance:
298
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
298

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