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Elevation from San Diego to San Francisco

Elevation (ft)-1,00001,0002,0003,0004,0005,000
Grade %-10-8-6-4-202468
Max elevation: 4103 ft / 1250 m
Min elevation: -71 ft / -22 m
Elevation change: 4173 ft / 1272 m
Max grade: 7.7%
Min grade: -8.3%
Steepness score: 10 + 832 + 4326 + 16 = 5185
Distance: 502.08 mi / 808.03 km
Travel Time: 7 hours 52 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
Make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip. Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about steep grades. If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from San Diego to San Francisco. You can also view a 3-D map of San Diego elevation or San Francisco elevation.

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