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Distance between Tijuana (TIJ) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Tijuana to San Diego (Tijuana International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 18 miles / 30 kilometers / 16 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Tijuana (TIJ) to San Diego (SAN) is 24 miles / 39 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

How far is San Diego from Tijuana?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 18.453 miles
  • 29.697 kilometers
  • 16.035 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
  • 18.460 miles
  • 29.708 kilometers
  • 16.041 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 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

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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Tijuana and San Diego.

Time Difference

Tijuana

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San Diego, CA

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Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tijuana (TIJ) → San Diego (SAN).

Distance:
18
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
18

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