Distance from Tucson, AZ to San Diego, CA

Distance

410 mi

Time

7 hours 16 mins

Gas Cost

$31 - $61

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

Tucson and San Diego are 7 hours 16 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

Tucson, AZ and San Diego, CA are in the same time zone (Mountain Standard Time). Current time in both locations is 4:42 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 18.99 gallons of gas to cover the route between Tucson, AZ and San Diego, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Tucson to San Diego is $50.90.

During the route, an average car will release 372.10 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Tucson, AZ and San Diego, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Tucson, AZ and San Diego, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 32.680734 and -114.012978, or 32º 40' 50.6424" N, 114º 0' 46.7208" W. This location is 205.12 miles away from Tucson, AZ and San Diego, CA 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 town to the halfway point is Tacna, AZ, situated 198.78 miles from Tucson, AZ and 211.89 miles from San Diego, CA. It would take 3 hours 26 mins to go from Tucson to Tacna and 3 hours 52 mins to go from San Diego to Tacna.

Major Cities Along the Route

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


Best Hotels In or Near San Diego, CA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Tucson, AZ

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

SUVs

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From $28

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Weather in Tucson, AZ and San Diego, CA

Tucson, AZ

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 85°F on Sunday.

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8 213 degrees 5 242 degrees 3 309 degrees 2 352 degrees 0 10 degrees

San Diego, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 94°F next Friday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day Clear day
74° 61° 75° 62° 81° 63° 84° 67° 85° 66°
15% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
5 244 degrees 3 267 degrees 5 327 degrees 4 330 degrees 3 321 degrees

Distance conversions

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