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

959 miles / 1 544 km

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Distance from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA

The total distance from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA is 959 miles.

This is equivalent to 1 544 kilometers or 833 nautical miles.

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

Your flight direction from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA is South (166 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Seattle, WA to Los Angeles, CA. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Seattle, Washington

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

Los Angeles, California

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

Flight distance calculator

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