Distance from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA

Distance

381 mi

Time

5 hours 45 mins

Gas Cost

$23 - $45

There are 347.40 miles from Los Angeles to San Francisco in northwest direction and 381 miles (613.16 kilometers) by car, following the I-5 N route.

Los Angeles and San Francisco are 5 hours 45 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA. The halfway point is Huron, CA.

Los Angeles, CA and San Francisco, CA are in the same time zone (PDT). Current time in both locations is 8:30 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 15.31 gallons of gas to cover the route between Los Angeles, CA and San Francisco, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Los Angeles to San Francisco is $32.31.

During the route, an average car will release 300.01 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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

If you want to meet halfway between Los Angeles, CA and San Francisco, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 36.212852 and -120.215210, or 36º 12' 46.2672" N, 120º 12' 54.756" W. This location is 190.64 miles away from Los Angeles, CA and San Francisco, CA and it would take approximately 2 hours 52 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Huron, CA, situated 192 miles from Los Angeles, CA and 195 miles from San Francisco, CA. It would take 3 hours to go from Los Angeles to Huron and 3 hours 1 min to go from San Francisco to Huron.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include East Los Angeles, CA,Glendale, CA,Burbank, CA,Santa Clarita, CA,Hayward, CA,Berkeley, CA, and Oakland, CA.


Weather in Los Angeles and San Francisco

Compare the weather today and the next four days in Los Angeles, CA and San Francisco, CA:

Los Angeles

No precipitation throughout the week.

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74° 51° 77° 51° 78° 55° 79° 49° 78° 52°
2% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 2% Rain probability
4 11 degrees 4 17 degrees 4 19 degrees 4 3 degrees 4 19 degrees

San Francisco

No precipitation throughout the week.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day
62° 42° 61° 42° 57° 42° 62° 43° 63° 44°
3% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 2% Rain probability 1% Rain probability
5 13 degrees 4 359 degrees 4 312 degrees 4 9 degrees 7 34 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Los Angeles, CA

Planning on renting a car to go from Los Angeles, CA to San Francisco, CA? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Los Angeles, CA:

Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 347.40 mi 559.08 km 301.88 nautical mi
Driving distance 381 mi 613.62 km 331.33 nautical mi

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