Distance from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA

Distance

355 mi

Time

6 hours 33 mins

Gas Cost

$27 - $53

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There are 298.79 miles from Phoenix to San Diego in west direction and 355 miles (571.32 kilometers) by car, following the I-8 route.

Phoenix and San Diego are 6 hours 33 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Phoenix, AZ to San Diego, CA. The halfway point is Yuma, AZ.

Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA are in the same time zone (Mountain Standard Time). Current time in both locations is 5:15 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 16.42 gallons of gas to cover the route between Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Phoenix to San Diego is $44.01.

During the route, an average car will release 321.71 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Phoenix, AZ 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 32.673439 and -114.503807, or 32º 40' 24.3804" N, 114º 30' 13.7052" W. This location is 177.34 miles away from Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA and it would take approximately 3 hours 16 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city to the halfway point is Yuma, AZ, situated 184.56 miles from Phoenix, AZ and 172.07 miles from San Diego, CA. It would take 3 hours 29 mins to go from Phoenix to Yuma and 3 hours 12 mins to go from San Diego to Yuma.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Chula Vista, CA, El Cajon, CA and Glendale, AZ.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Phoenix, AZ

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From $18

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Weather in Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA

Phoenix, AZ

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 100°F next Friday.

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Clear day Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
89° 70° 87° 66° 89° 65° 90° 63° 92° 63°
9% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
5 221 degrees 3 239 degrees 1 314 degrees 2 6 degrees 0 14 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 Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 298.79 mi 480.85 km 259.64 nautical mi
Driving distance 355 mi 571.32 km 308.49 nautical mi

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