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Distance between Toronto (YYZ) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Toronto to Los Angeles (Toronto Pearson International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 2175 miles / 3501 kilometers / 1890 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Toronto (YYZ) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2526 miles / 4065 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 56 minutes.

Toronto – Los Angeles

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2175
Miles
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3501
Kilometers
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1890
Nautical miles

How far is Los Angeles from Toronto?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2175.474 miles
  • 3501.086 kilometers
  • 1890.435 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
  • 2171.042 miles
  • 3493.953 kilometers
  • 1886.584 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours 37 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Toronto and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Toronto.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Toronto to Los Angeles generates about 238 kg of CO2 per passenger, 238 kilograms is equal to 524 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airport information

Origin Toronto Pearson International Airport
City: Toronto
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YYZ
ICAO Code: CYYZ
Coordinates: 43°40′37″N, 79°37′50″W
Destination Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Airlines flying from Toronto (YYZ) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Air Canada
American Airlines
United Airlines
WestJet