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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

San Luis Obispo, CA

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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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