Distance from Chico, CA to San Diego, CA

Driving distance between Chico, CA and San Diego, CA is 588.97 miles (or 947.85 kilometers). If you drove an average car (using about 3.6 gallons of gas per mile), the gas would cost you around $, since you would need about gallons of fuel.

Leaving from Chico, CA you would reach San Diego, CA in about 9 hours 2 mins if you keep an average speed of miles per hour, assuming you don’t make any breaks or get stuck in traffic.

Driving distance in miles

589 mi948 km


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CO2 emissions: kg

Emission estimated with the eco2 norme
(185 CO2 grams/mile)

This is a map overview of the best driving route from Chico, CA to San Diego, CA in which you can see the origin and destination points marked with A (Chico) and B (San Diego) respectively as well as blue line along the road route you can take. You can zoom in to see more details, including road numbers and even street names both in Chico, CA and San Diego, CA as well as every other town you may pass by on your way.

Fuel consumption if you drive from Chico, CA to San Diego, CA

To cover the 588.97 mi that separate San Diego from Chico you are going to need between of fuel, considering you drive an average car (30 mpg) and , if you drive an SUV or a heavy car (20 mpg). If you drive a fuel efficient car (45 mpg), your consumption will only be .

Cost of driving from Chico, CA to San Diego, CA

Depending on the fuel efficiency level of your car, driving from Chico to San Diego will cost you between and . An average car would make the trip for . We calculate the route cost using real time average gas prices for the US and other costs such as tolls are not included in this calculation.

Driving directions

To help you plan your trip from Chico to San Diego, we offer a detailed map together with full, turn by turn, driving directions from Chico, CA to San Diego, CA.

Flying or direct distance between Chico, CA and San Diego, CA

The flying distance represent the straight distance from Chico to San Diego, the length of an hypothetical flight trip between the geographic center of Chico, CA and the geographic center of San Diego, CA. We also offer nearby airports to both Chico to San Diego and a flight ticket price comparison form, in case you want to make that hypothetical flight real :).

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