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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Tijuana (TIJ)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Tijuana (Sacramento International Airport – Tijuana International Airport) is 498 miles / 801 kilometers / 432 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Tijuana (TIJ) is 534 miles / 860 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 25 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to Tijuana.

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Tijuana International Airport (TIJ).

How far is Tijuana from Sacramento?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sacramento and Tijuana. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 497.510 miles
  • 800.665 kilometers
  • 432.325 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
  • 497.998 miles
  • 801.450 kilometers
  • 432.748 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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

B Tijuana International Airport
City: Tijuana
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: TIJ
ICAO Code: MMTJ
Coordinates: 32°32′27″N, 116°58′12″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sacramento and Tijuana.

Time Difference

Sacramento, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (217 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → Tijuana (TIJ).

Distance:
498
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
498

Round trip?