# Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Seattle to San Diego (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 1050 miles / 1690 kilometers / 913 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to San Diego (SAN) is 1245 miles / 2003 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 14 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to San Diego.

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

## How far is San Diego from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and San Diego. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

## Airport information

A 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

B 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

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and San Diego.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 154 kg (339 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
1050
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1050

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