Distance from Washington, DC to San Francisco, CA

Distance

2,826 mi

Time

1 day 12 hours

Gas Cost

$187 - $364

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There are 2,434.85 miles from Washington to San Francisco in west direction and 2,826.06 miles (4,548.10 kilometers) by car, following the I-80 route.

Washington and San Francisco are 1 day 12 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

Please note the time difference between Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA is 3 hours. The current time in Washington is 10:22 am and the current time in San Francisco is 7:22 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 130.84 gallons of gas to cover the route between Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Washington to San Francisco is $303.54.

During the route, an average car will release 2,563.34 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 Washington, DC

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Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

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From $28

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Weather in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA

Washington, DC

Light rain on Saturday through next Thursday, with temperatures falling to 88°F on Wednesday.

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Jun 29
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Jun 30
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Jul 2
Mon
Jul 3
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day Rain
90° 64° 92° 75° 90° 75° 88° 73° 90° 68°
2% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 57% Rain probability 27% Rain probability 1% Rain probability
8 200 degrees 10 202 degrees 8 198 degrees 5 286 degrees 3 289 degrees

San Francisco, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 73°F on Sunday.

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Jun 29
Fri
Jun 30
Sat
Jul 1
Sun
Jul 2
Mon
Jul 3
Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
68° 55° 69° 56° 70° 56° 73° 56° 68° 55°
4% Rain probability 1% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
8 249 degrees 8 258 degrees 8 266 degrees 6 230 degrees 7 219 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 2,434.85 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi
Driving distance 2,826.06 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi

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