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How far is New York, NY, from Seattle, WA?

The distance between Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) and New York (New York LaGuardia Airport) is 2413 miles / 3883 kilometers / 2096 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 5 hours and 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to New York (LGA) is 2850 miles / 4586 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 8 minutes.

Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport

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Distance from Seattle to New York

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Seattle to New York. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2412.578 miles
  • 3882.667 kilometers
  • 2096.473 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 2406.288 miles
  • 3872.545 kilometers
  • 2091.007 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).

How long does it take to fly from Seattle to New York?

The estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to New York LaGuardia Airport is 5 hours and 4 minutes.

What is the time difference between Seattle and New York?

The time difference between Seattle and New York is 3 hours. New York is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.

Flight carbon footprint between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

On average, flying from Seattle to New York generates about 265 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 265 kilograms equals 584 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to New York

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

Airport information

Origin Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W
Destination New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W