Distance from San Francisco, CA to San Diego, CA

Distance

502 mi

Time

7 hours 29 mins

Gas Cost

$34 - $67

There are 458.83 miles from San Francisco to San Diego in southeast direction and 501.64 miles by car, following the Calculating route from San Francisco, CA to San Diego, CA route.

San Francisco and San Diego are 7 hours 29 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

San Francisco, CA and San Diego, CA are in the same time zone (PDT). Current time in both locations is 3:45 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 23.22 gallons of gas to cover the route between San Francisco, CA and San Diego, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from San Francisco to San Diego is 55.74.

During the route, an average car will release 455.01 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 Francisco, CA

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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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Weather in San Francisco, CA and San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 62°F on Thursday.

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May 29
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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
63° 54° 64° 53° 63° 54° 62° 54° 66° 52°
0% 6% 0% 0% 0%
9 279 degrees 11 286 degrees 12 282 degrees 8 263 degrees 6 244 degrees

San Diego, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 73°F on Saturday.

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May 29
Tue
May 30
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May 31
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Jun 1
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Jun 2
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
70° 60° 70° 59° 70° 61° 70° 60° 72° 61°
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
6 279 degrees 4 246 degrees 4 222 degrees 4 236 degrees 4 241 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 458.83 mi 738.41 km 398.71 nautical mi
Driving distance 501.64 mi 807.31 km 435.91 nautical mi

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