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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Distance from San Francisco to San Diego (San Francisco International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 447 miles / 719 kilometers / 388 nautical miles.

How far is San Diego from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and San Diego. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 446.550 miles
  • 718.652 kilometers
  • 388.041 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
  • 446.697 miles
  • 718.889 kilometers
  • 388.169 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Francisco and San Diego.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (201 pounds).

Airport information


A San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

B San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

San Francisco to San Diego flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → San Diego (SAN).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
447
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
447

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