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Distance between San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from San Luis Obispo to Sacramento (San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 244 miles / 393 kilometers / 212 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from San Luis Obispo (SBP) to Sacramento (SMF) is 300 miles / 483 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from San Luis Obispo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 244.206 miles
  • 393.011 kilometers
  • 212.209 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
  • 244.637 miles
  • 393.705 kilometers
  • 212.584 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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 61 kg (134 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Luis Obispo (SBP) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
244
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
244

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