Distance from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA

Distance

504 mi

Time

7 hours 34 mins

Gas Cost

$30 - $59

There are 472.55 miles from San Diego to Sacramento in northwest direction and 504 miles (811.11 kilometers) by car, following the I-5 N route.

San Diego and Sacramento are 7 hours 34 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA. The halfway point is Buttonwillow, CA.

San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA are in the same time zone (PDT). Current time in both locations is 9:02 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 20.25 gallons of gas to cover the route between San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from San Diego to Sacramento is $42.74.

During the route, an average car will release 396.82 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 San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA

If you want to meet halfway between San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 35.522949 and -119.554764, or 35º 31' 22.6164" N, 119º 33' 17.1504" W. This location is 252.16 miles away from San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA and it would take approximately 3 hours 47 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Buttonwillow, CA, situated 246 miles from San Diego, CA and 261 miles from Sacramento, CA. It would take 3 hours 54 mins to go from San Diego to Buttonwillow and 3 hours 56 mins to go from Sacramento to Buttonwillow.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Carlsbad, CA,Oceanside, CA,Irvine, CA,Santa Ana, CA,Orange, CA,Garden Grove, CA,Anaheim, CA,Fullerton, CA,Norwalk, CA,Downey, CA,East Los Angeles, CA,Los Angeles, CA,Glendale, CA,Burbank, CA,Santa Clarita, CA,Stockton, CA, and Elk Grove, CA.


Weather in San Diego and Sacramento

Compare the weather today and the next four days in San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA:

San Diego

No precipitation throughout the week.

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6 27 degrees 6 25 degrees 7 28 degrees 4 25 degrees 6 32 degrees

Sacramento

No precipitation throughout the week.

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64° 37° 63° 37° 64° 37° 63° 37° 62° 33°
2% Rain probability 2% Rain probability 2% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 2% Rain probability
4 351 degrees 2 5 degrees 3 330 degrees 4 46 degrees 2 35 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in San Diego, CA

Planning on renting a car to go from San Diego, CA to Sacramento, CA? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near San Diego, 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 San Diego, CA and Sacramento, CA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 472.55 mi 760.50 km 410.64 nautical mi
Driving distance 504 mi 811.63 km 438.24 nautical mi

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