Distance from San Diego, CA to San Francisco, CA

Distance

501 mi

Time

6 hours 55 mins

Gas Cost

$34 - $66

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There are 458.32 miles from San Diego to San Francisco in northwest direction and 501.30 miles (806.76 kilometers) by car, following the I-5 route.

San Diego and San Francisco are 6 hours 55 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from San Diego, CA to San Francisco, CA. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from San Diego, CA to San Francisco, CA.

San Diego, CA and San Francisco, CA are in the same time zone (PDT). Current time in both locations is 12:01 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 23.21 gallons of gas to cover the route between San Diego, CA and San Francisco, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from San Diego to San Francisco is $55.

During the route, an average car will release 454.70 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in San Diego, CA

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

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Weather in San Diego, CA and San Francisco, CA

San Diego, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 82°F on Monday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
74° 64° 76° 66° 80° 67° 82° 69° 78° 66°
0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
6 301 degrees 8 304 degrees 6 304 degrees 5 288 degrees 5 256 degrees

San Francisco, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 65°F on Sunday.

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Jun 23
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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
70° 58° 66° 55° 65° 54° 67° 55° 66° 56°
0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 1% Rain probability
6 243 degrees 7 244 degrees 8 247 degrees 8 254 degrees 7 252 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 458.32 mi 737.59 km 398.27 nautical mi
Driving distance 501.30 mi 806.76 km 435.62 nautical mi

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