Distance from San Diego, CA to Phoenix, AZ

Distance

354 mi

Time

6 hours 33 mins

Gas Cost

$26 - $50

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There are 298.79 miles from San Diego to Phoenix in east direction and 354 miles (569.71 kilometers) by car, following the I-8 route.

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

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

Please note the time difference between San Diego, CA and Phoenix, AZ is 1 hour. The current time in San Diego is 11:29 pm (Nov 19) and the current time in Phoenix is 12:29 am (Nov 20).

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 16.40 gallons of gas to cover the route between San Diego, CA and Phoenix, AZ.

The estimated cost of gas to go from San Diego to Phoenix is $41.98.

During the route, an average car will release 321.26 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between San Diego, CA and Phoenix, AZ

If you want to meet halfway between San Diego, CA and Phoenix, AZ or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 32.673080 and -114.505577, or 32º 40' 23.088" N, 114º 30' 20.0772" W. This location is 177.09 miles away from San Diego, CA and Phoenix, AZ 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 or town to the halfway point is Yuma, AZ, situated 171.69 miles from San Diego, CA and 184.31 miles from Phoenix, AZ. It would take 3 hours 11 mins to go from San Diego to Yuma and 3 hours 29 mins to go from Phoenix to Yuma.

Major Cities Along the Route

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

Best Hotels In or Near Phoenix, AZ

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in San Diego, CA

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From $14

Intermediate

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From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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From $28

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Weather in San Diego and Phoenix

San Diego

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 81°F on Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day
72° 56° 71° 57° 78° 60° 81° 64° 81° 62°
0% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
5 336 degrees 3 331 degrees 3 355 degrees 3 350 degrees 2 315 degrees

Phoenix

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 89°F on Friday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
80° 49° 80° 48° 82° 49° 88° 54° 88° 55°
0% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
5 48 degrees 3 42 degrees 2 27 degrees 3 49 degrees 3 62 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 298.79 mi 480.85 km 259.64 nautical mi
Driving distance 354 mi 569.71 km 307.62 nautical mi

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