Distance from San Diego, CA to Tucson, AZ

Distance

410 mi

Time

7 hours 17 mins

Gas Cost

$30 - $58

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There are 365 miles from San Diego to Tucson in east direction and 410 miles (659.83 kilometers) by car, following the I-8 route.

San Diego and Tucson are 7 hours 17 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

Please note the time difference between San Diego, CA and Tucson, AZ is 1 hour. The current time in San Diego is 7:33 pm and the current time in Tucson is 8:33 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 18.98 gallons of gas to cover the route between San Diego, CA and Tucson, AZ.

The estimated cost of gas to go from San Diego to Tucson is $48.58.

During the route, an average car will release 371.77 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between San Diego, CA and Tucson, AZ

If you want to meet halfway between San Diego, CA and Tucson, AZ or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 32.682335 and -114.001701, or 32º 40' 56.406" N, 114º 0' 6.1236" W. This location is 204.94 miles away from San Diego, CA and Tucson, AZ and it would take approximately 3 hours 38 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 Tacna, AZ, situated 211.66 miles from San Diego, CA and 199.13 miles from Tucson, AZ. It would take 3 hours 53 mins to go from San Diego to Tacna and 3 hours 27 mins to go from Tucson to Tacna.

Major Cities Along the Route

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

Best Hotels In or Near Tucson, AZ

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in San Diego, CA

Planning on renting a car to go from San Diego, CA to Tucson, AZ? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near 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

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Weather in San Diego and Tucson

San Diego

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 70°F on Monday.

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79° 58° 86° 64° 84° 66° 79° 63° 76° 60°
8% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 5% Rain probability
4 1 degrees 5 41 degrees 4 36 degrees 1 328 degrees 1 256 degrees

Tucson

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 87°F on Sunday.

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80° 50° 80° 56° 83° 53° 84° 55° 85° 54°
0% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
3 35 degrees 11 96 degrees 9 94 degrees 4 90 degrees 1 80 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 365 mi 587.41 km 317.18 nautical mi
Driving distance 410 mi 659.83 km 356.28 nautical mi

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