Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Los Angeles.
Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
How far is Los Angeles from Seattle?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 953.903 miles
- 1535.158 kilometers
- 828.919 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
- 954.993 miles
- 1536.912 kilometers
- 829.866 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Seattle and Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (325 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Seattle (SEA) → Los Angeles (LAX).