Distance between San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) and Santa Rosa, CA (STS)

Flight distance from San Luis Obispo to Santa Rosa (San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport – Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport) is 256 miles / 411 kilometers / 222 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from San Luis Obispo (SBP) to Santa Rosa (STS) is 295 miles / 475 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 31 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) and Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport (STS).

How far is Santa Rosa from San Luis Obispo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 255.673 miles
• 411.466 kilometers
• 222.174 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
• 255.937 miles
• 411.890 kilometers
• 222.403 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 Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport
City: Santa Rosa, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: STS
ICAO Code: KSTS
Coordinates: 38°30′32″N, 122°48′46″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Luis Obispo and Santa Rosa.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (138 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Luis Obispo (SBP) → Santa Rosa (STS).

Distance:
256
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
256

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