How far is Los Angeles, CA, from Vancouver?

The distance between Vancouver (Vancouver International Airport) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) is 1081 miles / 1739 kilometers / 939 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Vancouver (YVR) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 1276 miles / 2054 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 24 hours 18 minutes.

1081
Miles
1739
Kilometers
939
Nautical miles
2 h 32 min
156 kg

Distance from Vancouver to Los Angeles

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Vancouver to Los Angeles. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1080.687 miles
• 1739.197 kilometers
• 939.091 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 1081.738 miles
• 1740.889 kilometers
• 940.005 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).

How long does it take to fly from Vancouver to Los Angeles?

The estimated flight time from Vancouver International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 2 hours and 32 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average, flying from Vancouver to Los Angeles generates about 156 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 156 kilograms equals 343 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Vancouver to Los Angeles

See the map of the shortest flight path between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Vancouver International Airport
City: Vancouver