How far is Santa Monica from San Francisco?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Santa Monica and San Francisco is 340.03 miles (547.22 km).

Flight distance from Santa Monica, CA to San Francisco, CA is 340.03 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 46 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 41 minutes to travel from Santa Monica to San Francisco with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Santa Monica, California to San Francisco, California is: 382.47 miles (615.53 km) by car.

Driving from Santa Monica to San Francisco will take approximately 06 hours 00 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 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 Santa Monica and San Francisco

The distance between Santa Monica and San Francisco is 616 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 06 hours 50 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 San Francisco. The current time is 20:46:40.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 12 hours 44 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 09 hours 33 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 07 hours 38 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 06 hours 22 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 05 hours 27 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 05 hours 05 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 04 hours 46 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 51.09 liters (13.5 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Santa Monica and San Francisco.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Santa Monica to San Francisco is $55.36 (diesel $65.44).

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 25, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

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