# How far is San Diego, CA, from Seattle, WA?

The distance between Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) and San Diego (San Diego International Airport) is 1050 miles / 1690 kilometers / 913 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to San Diego (SAN) is 1243 miles / 2001 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 23 hours 37 minutes.

1050
Miles
1690
Kilometers
913
Nautical miles
2 h 29 min
154 kg

## Distance from Seattle to San Diego

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1050.293 miles
• 1690.283 kilometers
• 912.680 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
• 1051.515 miles
• 1692.250 kilometers
• 913.742 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 San Diego?

The estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to San Diego International Airport is 2 hours and 29 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and San Diego International Airport (SAN)

On average, flying from Seattle to San Diego generates about 154 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 154 kilograms equals 339 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 San Diego

See the map of the shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

## Airport information

Origin Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W
Destination San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W