How far is Santa Monica from Los Angeles?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Santa Monica and Los Angeles is 14.35 miles (23.1 km).

Flight distance from Santa Monica, CA to Los Angeles, CA is 14.35 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 01 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Santa Monica, California to Los Angeles, California is: 15.83 miles (25.48 km) by car.

Driving from Santa Monica to Los Angeles will take approximately 00 hours 24 minutes.

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#1 Santa Monica

Beachfront city in Los Angeles County, California, United States

Population 90024
GPS Coordinates 34°1'10"N 118°29'28"W
Latitude 34.0194500
Longitude -118.4911900
Altitude 32
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 Santa Monica and Los Angeles

The distance between Santa Monica and Los Angeles is 25 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 16 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 Monica and Los Angeles. The current time is 07:28:41.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 31 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 23 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 18 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 15 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 13 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 12 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 11 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 2.11 liters (0.56 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Santa Monica and Los Angeles.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Santa Monica to Los Angeles is $2.29 (diesel $2.71).

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 October 01, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Santa Monica 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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