Distance between San Diego CA and Santa Ana CA

The distance from San Diego to Santa Ana is 89 miles by road including 88 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes and goes through Oceanside, San Clemente, Mission Viejo and Irvine.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
San Diego 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 5 21 mi, 20 min
Solana Beach 21 mi 0:20 20 min 0.7 gal
I 5 2 mi, 02 min
Encinitas 24 mi 0:22 22 min 0.7 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
Carlsbad 30 mi 0:28 28 min 0.9 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
Oceanside 37 mi 0:34 34 min 1.2 gal
I 5 22 mi, 20 min
San Clemente 59 mi 0:55 55 min 1.9 gal
I 5 3 mi, 03 min
Dana Point 63 mi 0:58 58 min 2.1 gal
I 5 9 mi, 08 min
Mission Viejo 71 mi 1:06 1 h 06 min 2.4 gal
I 5 9 mi, 08 min
Irvine 81 mi 1:15 1 h 15 min 2.6 gal
I 5 9 mi, 09 min
Santa Ana 89 mi 1:24 1 h 24 min 3.0 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
San Diego 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 5 21 mi, 20 min
Solana Beach 21 mi 0:20 20 min 0.7 gal
I 5 2 mi, 02 min
Encinitas 24 mi 0:22 22 min 0.7 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
Carlsbad 30 mi 0:28 28 min 0.9 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
Oceanside 37 mi 0:34 34 min 1.2 gal
I 5 2 mi, 02 min
Fallbrook Junction 39 mi 0:36 36 min 1.3 gal
I 5 3 mi, 02 min
Stuart 42 mi 0:39 39 min 1.4 gal
I 5 2 mi, 02 min
Las Flores 45 mi 0:41 41 min 1.5 gal
I 5 5 mi, 04 min
Agra 49 mi 0:45 45 min 1.6 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
San Onofre 53 mi 0:49 49 min 1.7 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
San Clemente 59 mi 0:55 55 min 1.9 gal
I 5 3 mi, 03 min
Dana Point 63 mi 0:58 58 min 2.1 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
San Juan Capistrano 66 mi 1:01 1 h 01 min 2.1 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Mission Viejo 71 mi 1:06 1 h 06 min 2.4 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
Lake Forest 75 mi 1:10 1 h 10 min 2.5 gal
I 5 5 mi, 05 min
Irvine 81 mi 1:15 1 h 15 min 2.6 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Tustin 86 mi 1:20 1 h 20 min 2.9 gal
I 5 4 mi, 04 min
Santa Ana 89 mi 1:24 1 h 24 min 3.0 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from San Diego to Santa Ana?

Fuel cost: 12.2 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 89.5 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 4 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from San Diego to Santa Ana?

Driving time: 1 h 25 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 83 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 1 h 17 min
  • 5 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 6 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is San Diego to Santa Ana by land?

The distance between San Diego and Santa Ana is 89.5 mi by road including 87.6 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of San Diego and Santa Ana respectively.

How far is San Diego to Santa Ana by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between San Diego and Santa Ana is 82 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of San Diego and Santa Ana respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is San Diego from Santa Ana by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 9 min to cover the distance of 82 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 36 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from San Diego to Santa Ana?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 33 min to cover the distance of 82 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 37 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between San Diego and Santa Ana?

The halfway point between San Diego and Santa Ana is Las Flores.

The distance from Las Flores to San Diego is 45 mi and driving will take about 41 min. The road between Las Flores and Santa Ana has length 45 mi and will take approximately 43 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Stuart is in 42 mi from San Diego and 47 mi from Santa Ana
  • Agra is in 49 mi from San Diego and 40 mi from Santa Ana
  • Fallbrook Junction is in 39 mi from San Diego and 50 mi from Santa Ana

Where is San Diego in relation to Santa Ana?

San Diego is located 82 mi south-east of Santa Ana.

San Diego has geographic coordinates: latitude 32.71741, longitude -117.16277. Click here to see San Diego on map.

Santa Ana has geographic coordinates: latitude 33.74949, longitude -117.87322. Click here to see Santa Ana on map.

Which highway goes from San Diego to Santa Ana?

The route from San Diego to Santa Ana follows I 5.

The distance between San Diego and Santa Ana is ranked 1,155th in the ranking popularity.
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