The driving distance from Seattle, Washington to Los Angeles, California is:

1,135 miles / 1 827 km

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Driving distance from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA

The total driving distance from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA is 1,135 miles or 1 827 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Seattle, Washington. It ends in Los Angeles, California.

If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.

You can also calculate the cost of driving from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA based on current local fuel prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

Since this is a long drive, you might want to stop halfway and stay overnight in a hotel. You can find the city that is halfway between Seattle, WA and Los Angeles, CA.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA.

Your drive from Seattle to Los Angeles can be combined with the scenic route along the Pacific Coast Highway from Monterey to Los Angeles. This will allow you to enjoy breathtaking views of the California coast.

While in Monterey, visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quaint town just outside Monterey voted as one of the most romantic cities in the world by Travel and Leisure Magazine. Take the 17-Mile Drive to Del Monte Forest, Pebble Beach and through beautiful homes, shops and golf courses.

Stop at Big Sur to enjoy the beautiful sunset and panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. You’ll hear the sound of wind and crashing waves hundreds of feet below. Another must stop is the Hearst Castle in San Simeon. Hearst Castle has 165 rooms and 127 acres of gardens, pools, terraces and walkways. Hearst Castle represents one of America’s most famous castles.

San Simeon is a small town with lots of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and camping. It is home to 17,000 elephant seals.

Seattle, Washington

City: Seattle
State: Washington
Country: United States
Category: cities

Los Angeles, California

City: Los Angeles
State: California
Country: United States
Category: cities

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