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).
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.
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|
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.
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.