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Distance from San Diego (US) to Los Angeles (US)

Name San Diego Los Angeles
IATA SAN LAX
Country United States United States
Country ISO codes US / USA US / USA
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
DD coordinates 32.715329 / -117.157255 34.052234 / -118.243685
Time zone America/Los_Angeles America/Los_Angeles
Straight distance from San Diego to Los Angeles is 180 kilometers (112 miles).

Travel information from San Diego to Los Angeles

The exact distance between San Diego (US) and Los Angeles (US) is 112 miles (180 km).

To find out how many hours a traveler will have to spend on the road from San Diego to Los Angeles, you need to know the average speed of the selected transport: car, train, bus or ship.

For example, a tourist will travel about 0 hours, 11 minutes by plane.

Depart from San Diego (US)
Arrives in Los Angeles (US)
San Diego to Los Angeles distance 180 km / 112 mil
Avg car duration 1 hour, 59 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 2 hours, 59 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 1 hour, 47 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 11 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

How to fly from San Diego (SAN) to Los Angeles (LAX)?

Straight line flight distance 112 miles.

Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
SAN LAX DL 3788 0 0 55 90,00$
Updated 11.08.2022

Airports in Los Angeles

Name IATA ICAO Size
Van Nuys Airport VNY KVNY M
Los Angeles International Airport LAX KLAX L
Whiteman Airport WHP KWHP S
All airports in Los Angeles

Airlines providing flights between San Diego and Los Angeles

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Distance converter

There are many ways to find how far is San Diego from Los Angeles, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 32.715329 / -117.157255 and 34.052234 / -118.243685.

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San Diego to Los Angeles map route

Use our service to calculate the San Diego to Los Angeles distance in order to choose an appropriate type of transport and reserve the necessary amount of time for the journey.

If you want to know an answer to the question "How far is San Diego from Los Angeles?", enter the names of the cities in the online calculator and view the route on the map, the remoteness is calculated as a distance in air miles, which is the fastest way.

It is also important to understand how many hours it will take to get from San Diego to Los Angeles by air. We quote the flight time, which is 0 hours, 12 minutes, based on the average speed of aircraft, and you can also find out an average trip duration by other modes of transport.

In addition to the shortest distance, which is 180 km / 112 mil, you will learn that your departure coordinates are 32.715329 / -117.157255 while the arrival coordinates are 34.052234 / -118.243685.

Please also note that San Diego is in the America/Los_Angeles time zone and Los Angeles is located in the America/Los_Angeles time zone, so you need to take the time difference into account when planning your trip.

Reverse direction from Los Angeles to San Diego.

People also ask - FAQ

The beeline from San Diego and Los Angeles is 180 kilometers = 112 miles, given their longitudes and latitudes and corrected to the spherical shape of the Earth based on the haversine formula.
To travel from San Diego (32.715329 / -117.157255) to Los Angeles (34.052234 / -118.243685) by the shortest air route, you will need to cover 112 miles. Given the average airplane speed of 560 miles, the estimated duration of your flight to Los Angeles is 0 hours, 11 minutes.
If you choose to drive from San Diego, US to Los Angeles, US, you can expect to spend 2 hours, 59 minutes on the route, apart from the time you will need for having a snack, sleeping, taking the shower and refueling your car.
Yes, but you need to comply with regulations on entering to Los Angeles.