Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to Los Angeles.
Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
How far is Los Angeles from Sacramento?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Sacramento and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 372.681 miles
- 599.772 kilometers
- 323.851 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
- 373.085 miles
- 600.423 kilometers
- 324.202 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 Sacramento and Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 80 kg (176 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Sacramento (SMF) → Los Angeles (LAX).