Distance between Santa Ana CA and San Diego CA

The distance from Santa Ana to San Diego is 89 miles by road including 87 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 24 minutes and goes through Irvine, Mission Viejo, San Clemente and Oceanside.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Santa Ana 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
Tustin 4 mi 0:03 03 min 0.1 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Irvine 9 mi 0:09 09 min 0.2 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Laguna Hills 15 mi 0:14 14 min 0.5 gal
I 5 3 mi, 03 min
Mission Viejo 19 mi 0:17 17 min 0.6 gal
I 5 4 mi, 04 min
San Juan Capistrano 23 mi 0:22 22 min 0.7 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
Dana Point 27 mi 0:25 25 min 0.9 gal
I 5 3 mi, 03 min
San Clemente 30 mi 0:28 28 min 0.9 gal
I 5 22 mi, 20 min
Oceanside 52 mi 0:48 48 min 1.7 gal
I 5 37 mi, 35 min
San Diego 89 mi 1:24 1 h 24 min 2.3 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Santa Ana 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
Tustin 4 mi 0:03 03 min 0.1 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Irvine 9 mi 0:09 09 min 0.2 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Laguna Hills 15 mi 0:14 14 min 0.5 gal
I 5 3 mi, 03 min
Mission Viejo 19 mi 0:17 17 min 0.6 gal
I 5 4 mi, 04 min
San Juan Capistrano 23 mi 0:22 22 min 0.7 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
Dana Point 27 mi 0:25 25 min 0.9 gal
I 5 3 mi, 03 min
San Clemente 30 mi 0:28 28 min 0.9 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
San Onofre 37 mi 0:34 34 min 1.2 gal
I 5 4 mi, 03 min
Agra 40 mi 0:37 37 min 1.3 gal
I 5 4 mi, 04 min
Las Flores 45 mi 0:41 41 min 1.5 gal
I 5 2 mi, 02 min
Stuart 47 mi 0:44 44 min 1.6 gal
I 5 2 mi, 02 min
Fallbrook Junction 50 mi 0:46 46 min 1.7 gal
I 5 2 mi, 01 min
Oceanside 52 mi 0:48 48 min 1.7 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
Carlsbad 58 mi 0:54 54 min 1.8 gal
I 5 7 mi, 06 min
Encinitas 66 mi 1:01 1 h 01 min 2.2 gal
I 5 2 mi, 01 min
Solana Beach 68 mi 1:03 1 h 03 min 2.3 gal
I 5 21 mi, 20 min
San Diego 89 mi 1:23 1 h 23 min 2.3 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 Santa Ana to San Diego?

Driving time: 1 h 24 min

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

  • 85 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 1 h 18 min
  • 3 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 3 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 1 min

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

How far is Santa Ana to San Diego by land?

The distance between Santa Ana and San Diego is 89.5 mi by road including 87 mi on motorways.

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

How far is Santa Ana to San Diego by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Santa Ana and San Diego 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 Santa Ana and San Diego respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Santa Ana from San Diego 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 Santa Ana to San Diego?

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 Santa Ana and San Diego?

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

The distance from Las Flores to Santa Ana is 45 mi and driving will take about 41 min. The road between Las Flores and San Diego has length 45 mi and will take approximately 42 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

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

Where is Santa Ana in relation to San Diego?

Santa Ana is located 82 mi north-west of San Diego.

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

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

Which highway goes from Santa Ana to San Diego?

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

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