Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to San Diego.
Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).
How far is San Diego from Sacramento?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Sacramento and San Diego. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 479.610 miles
- 771.857 kilometers
- 416.769 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
- 480.088 miles
- 772.627 kilometers
- 417.185 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 San Diego.
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (212 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Sacramento (SMF) → San Diego (SAN).