Shortest distance between Santa Barbara and San Diego is 187.48 miles (301.72 km).
Flight distance from Santa Barbara, CA to San Diego, CA is 187.48 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 26 minutes.
It takes 00 hours 23 minutes to travel from Santa Barbara to San Diego with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).
The driving distance from Santa Barbara, California to San Diego, California is: 218.14 miles (351.06 km) by car.
Driving from Santa Barbara to San Diego will take approximately 03 hours 24 minutes.
The distance between Santa Barbara and San Diego is 351 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 54 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 Santa Barbara and San Diego. The current time is 07:51:37.
|Average Speed||Travel Time|
|30 mph (48.3 km/h)||07 hours 16 minutes|
|40 mph (64.37 km/h)||05 hours 27 minutes|
|50 mph (80.47 km/h)||04 hours 21 minutes|
|60 mph (96.56 km/h)||03 hours 38 minutes|
|70 mph (112.65 km/h)||03 hours 06 minutes|
|75 mph (120.7 km/h)||02 hours 54 minutes|
|80 mph (128.75 km/h)||02 hours 43 minutes|
A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 29.14 liters (7.7 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Santa Barbara and San Diego.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Santa Barbara to San Diego is $26.13 (diesel $28.67).
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 $3.395 (Diesel $3.724) /gallon. Last changed prices on November 29, 2021.
The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Santa Barbara 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.