There are 458.32 miles from San Francisco to San Diego in southeast direction and 502 miles (807.89 kilometers) by car, following the I-5 S route.

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San Francisco and San Diego are 7 hours 40 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 Lost Hills, CA.

San Francisco, CA and San Diego, CA are in the same time zone (PDT). Current time in both locations is 1:13 pm.


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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency the MPG will need 20.15 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 $63.87.

During the route, an average car will release 394.72 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Average USA gas price used for calculation is $3.17 per gallon of regular gas. Price last updated on September 25, 2021.

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Halfway Point Between San Francisco, CA and San Diego, CA

If you want to meet halfway between San Francisco, CA 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 35.557739 and -119.596802, or 35º 33" 27.8604" N, 119º 35" 48.4872" W. This location is 250.83 miles away from San Francisco, CA and San Diego, CA and it would take approximately 3 hours 50 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Lost Hills, CA, situated 241 miles from San Francisco, CA and 265 miles from San Diego, CA. It would take 3 hours 37 mins to go from San Francisco to Lost Hills and 4 hours 7 mins to go from San Diego to Lost Hills.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Carlsbad, CA,Oceanside, CA,Irvine, CA,Santa Ana, CA,Orange, CA,Garden Grove, CA,Anaheim, CA,Fullerton, CA,Norwalk, CA,Downey, CA,East Los Angeles, CA,Los Angeles, CA,Glendale, CA,Burbank, CA,Santa Clarita, CA,Hayward, CA,Berkeley, CA, and Oakland, CA.

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