How far is Costa Mesa from San Diego?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Costa Mesa and San Diego is 77.39 miles (124.55 km).

Flight distance from Costa Mesa, CA to San Diego, CA is 77.39 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 10 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 09 minutes to travel from Costa Mesa to San Diego with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Costa Mesa, California to San Diego, California is: 87.94 miles (141.52 km) by car.

Driving from Costa Mesa to San Diego will take approximately 01 hours 19 minutes.

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#1 Costa Mesa

City in California, United States

Population 112366
GPS Coordinates 33°38'28"N 117°55'7"W
Latitude 33.6411300
Longitude -117.9186700
Altitude 30
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 Costa Mesa and San Diego

The distance between Costa Mesa and San Diego is 142 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 34 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 Costa Mesa and San Diego. The current time is 11:05:52.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 02 hours 55 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 11 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 45 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 27 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 15 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 10 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 05 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 11.75 liters (3.1 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Costa Mesa and San Diego.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Costa Mesa to San Diego is $10.49 (diesel $11.54).

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 $3.38 (Diesel $3.72) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 06, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa 18.31 miles (29 km)

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Driving distance from Bakersfield, CA to Costa Mesa 155.61 miles (250 km)

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Driving distance from Chula Vista, CA to Costa Mesa 95.34 miles (153 km)

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Driving distance from Fremont, CA to Costa Mesa 399.85 miles (643 km)

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Driving distance from Fresno, CA to Costa Mesa 263.31 miles (424 km)

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Driving distance from Irvine, CA to Costa Mesa 8.27 miles (13 km)

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Driving distance from Laguna, CA to Costa Mesa 419.41 miles (675 km)

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Driving distance from Long Beach, CA to Costa Mesa 23.74 miles (38 km)

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Driving distance from Los Angeles, CA to Costa Mesa 42.56 miles (68 km)

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Driving distance from Oakland, CA to Costa Mesa 414.79 miles (668 km)

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Driving distance from Riverside, CA to Costa Mesa 45.01 miles (72 km)

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Driving distance from Sacramento, CA to Costa Mesa 428.73 miles (690 km)

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