How far is San Diego from Los Angeles?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between San Diego and Los Angeles is 111.36 miles (179.22 km).

Flight distance from San Diego, CA to Los Angeles, CA is 111.36 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 14 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 13 minutes to travel from San Diego to Los Angeles with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from San Diego, California to Los Angeles, California is: 120.78 miles (194.38 km) by car.

Driving from San Diego to Los Angeles will take approximately 01 hours 57 minutes.

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#1 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
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#2 Los Angeles

County seat of Los Angeles County, California; second largest city in the United States by population

Population 3970219
GPS Coordinates 34°3'8"N 118°14'37"W
Latitude 34.0522300
Longitude -118.2436800
Altitude 89
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between San Diego and Los Angeles

The distance between San Diego and Los Angeles is 194 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 09 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 San Diego and Los Angeles. The current time is 15:59:56.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 04 hours 01 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 03 hours 01 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 24 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 00 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 43 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 36 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 30 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 16.13 liters (4.26 gallon) of gas to cover the route between San Diego and Los Angeles.
The estimated cost of gas to go from San Diego to Los Angeles is $17.48 (diesel $20.67).

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 July 06, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between San Diego and Los Angeles (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 Laguna, CA to San Diego 501.83 miles (808 km)

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Driving distance from Long Beach, CA to San Diego 106.16 miles (171 km)

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Driving distance from Oakland, CA to San Diego 497.2 miles (800 km)

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