How far is Rancho Santa Margarita from San Diego?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Rancho Santa Margarita and San Diego is 68.77 miles (110.67 km).

Flight distance from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA to San Diego, CA is 68.77 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 09 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 08 minutes to travel from Rancho Santa Margarita to San Diego with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Rancho Santa Margarita, California to San Diego, California is: 77.35 miles (124.48 km) by car.

Driving from Rancho Santa Margarita to San Diego will take approximately 01 hours 16 minutes.

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#1 Rancho Santa Margarita

City in Orange County, California, United States

Population 47569
GPS Coordinates 33°38'27"N 117°36'11"W
Latitude 33.6408600
Longitude -117.6031000
Altitude 289
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 Rancho Santa Margarita and San Diego

The distance between Rancho Santa Margarita and San Diego is 124 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 22 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 Rancho Santa Margarita and San Diego. The current time is 06:06:17.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 02 hours 34 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 01 hours 56 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 32 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 17 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 06 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 01 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 57 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 10.33 liters (2.73 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Rancho Santa Margarita and San Diego.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Rancho Santa Margarita to San Diego is $11.2 (diesel $13.23).

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 December 01, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Rancho Santa Margarita 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.

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