Distance from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA

Distance

120 mi

Time

2 hours 24 mins

Gas Cost

$9 - $18

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There are 111.49 miles from Los Angeles to San Diego in southeast direction and 120 miles (193.12 kilometers) by car, following the I-5 route.

Los Angeles and San Diego are 2 hours 24 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA. The halfway point is Capistrano Beach, CA.

Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA are in the same time zone (Pacific Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 5:22 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 5.57 gallons of gas to cover the route between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Los Angeles to San Diego is $14.93.

During the route, an average car will release 109.17 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 33.450056 and -117.641448, or 33º 27' 0.2016" N, 117º 38' 29.2128" W. This location is 60.18 miles away from Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA and it would take approximately 1 hour 12 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Capistrano Beach, CA, situated 58.27 miles from Los Angeles, CA and 63.13 miles from San Diego, CA. It would take 1 hour 12 mins to go from Los Angeles to Capistrano Beach and 1 hour 16 mins to go from San Diego to Capistrano Beach.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA is Irvine, CA, situated 39.55 miles from Los Angeles, CA and 84.25 miles from San Diego, CA. It would take 51 minutes to go from Los Angeles to Irvine and 1 hour 41 mins to go from San Diego to Irvine.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Anaheim, CA, Carlsbad, CA, Downey, CA, East Los Angeles, CA, Fullerton, CA, Garden Grove, CA, Norwalk, CA, Oceanside, CA, Orange, CA and Santa Ana, CA.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Los Angeles, CA

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From $14

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From $18

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From $24

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Weather in Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA

Los Angeles, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 103°F next Friday.

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11% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 5% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
2 209 degrees 2 215 degrees 1 336 degrees 2 338 degrees 1 285 degrees

San Diego, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 94°F next Friday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day Clear day
74° 61° 75° 62° 81° 63° 84° 67° 85° 66°
15% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
5 244 degrees 3 267 degrees 5 327 degrees 4 330 degrees 3 321 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 111.49 mi 179.43 km 96.88 nautical mi
Driving distance 120 mi 193.12 km 104.28 nautical mi

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