How far is San Diego from San Francisco?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between San Diego and San Francisco is 458.2 miles (737.4 km).

Flight distance from San Diego, CA to San Francisco, CA is 458.2 miles. Estimated flight time is 01 hours 01 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 55 minutes to travel from San Diego to San Francisco with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from San Diego, California to San Francisco, California is: 508.77 miles (818.78 km) by car.

Driving from San Diego to San Francisco will take approximately 07 hours 52 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 San Francisco

Consolidated city-county in California, United States

Population 866606
GPS Coordinates 37°46'30"N 122°25'10"W
Latitude 37.7749300
Longitude -122.4194200
Altitude 16
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between San Diego and San Francisco

The distance between San Diego and San Francisco is 819 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 09 hours 05 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 San Francisco. The current time is 14:59:02.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 16 hours 57 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 12 hours 43 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 10 hours 10 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 08 hours 28 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 07 hours 16 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 06 hours 47 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 06 hours 20 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 67.96 liters (17.95 gallon) of gas to cover the route between San Diego and San Francisco.
The estimated cost of gas to go from San Diego to San Francisco is $73.64 (diesel $87.05).

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 San Francisco (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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