How far is Santa Monica from Riverside?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Santa Monica and Riverside is 62.9 miles (101.23 km).

Flight distance from Santa Monica, CA to Riverside, CA is 62.9 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 08 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 07 minutes to travel from Santa Monica to Riverside with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Santa Monica, California to Riverside, California is: 72.43 miles (116.56 km) by car.

Driving from Santa Monica to Riverside will take approximately 01 hours 22 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 Riverside

County seat of Riverside County, California, United States

Population 330786
GPS Coordinates 33°57'12"N 117°23'46"W
Latitude 33.9533500
Longitude -117.3961600
Altitude 252
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Santa Monica and Riverside

The distance between Santa Monica and Riverside is 117 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 17 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 Riverside. The current time is 11:55:30.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 02 hours 24 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 01 hours 48 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 26 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 12 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 02 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 57 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 54 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 9.67 liters (2.56 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Santa Monica and Riverside.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Santa Monica to Riverside is $10.48 (diesel $12.39).

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 September 24, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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