How far is Carmel-by-the-Sea from San Diego?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Carmel-by-the-Sea and San Diego is 378.78 miles (609.59 km).

Flight distance from Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA to San Diego, CA is 378.78 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 54 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 48 minutes to travel from Carmel-by-the-Sea to San Diego with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Carmel-by-the-Sea, California to San Diego, California is: 448.12 miles (721.18 km) by car.

Driving from Carmel-by-the-Sea to San Diego will take approximately 07 hours 30 minutes.

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#1 Carmel-by-the-Sea

City in Monterey County, California

Population 3744
GPS Coordinates 36°33'19"N 121°55'24"W
Latitude 36.5552400
Longitude -121.9232900
Altitude 68
Country United States
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#2 San Diego

City in San Diego County, California, United States, eighth largest city in the country by population

Population 1422420
GPS Coordinates 32°42'57"N 117°9'53"W
Latitude 32.7157100
Longitude -117.1647200
Altitude 20
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Carmel-by-the-Sea and San Diego

The distance between Carmel-by-the-Sea and San Diego is 721 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 08 hours 00 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Carmel-by-the-Sea and San Diego. The current time is 10:54:46.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 14 hours 55 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 11 hours 12 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 08 hours 57 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 07 hours 28 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 06 hours 24 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 05 hours 58 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 05 hours 35 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 59.86 liters (15.81 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Carmel-by-the-Sea and San Diego.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Carmel-by-the-Sea to San Diego is $64.86 (diesel $76.68).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 28, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Carmel-by-the-Sea and San Diego (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Anaheim, CA to Carmel-by-the-Sea 347.44 miles (559 km)

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Driving distance from Fresno, CA to Carmel-by-the-Sea 158.8 miles (256 km)

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Driving distance from Laguna, CA to Carmel-by-the-Sea 184.51 miles (297 km)

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Driving distance from Oakland, CA to Carmel-by-the-Sea 114.39 miles (184 km)

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Driving distance from Santa Ana, CA to Carmel-by-the-Sea 353.54 miles (569 km)

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