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Applies to ❌ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

This function calculates the distance between two geometries. For example:

  stGeomFromText("POINT (0 0)"),
  stGeomFromText("POINT (1 0)"),

The result being, for example

| ST_Distance |
| 1.0         |

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

stDistance(geometry1, geometry2)

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

Aurora MySQL, Aurora Postgres, CockroachDB, MariaDB, MySQL, Postgres, Redshift, Snowflake

st_distance(geometry1, geometry2)


sdo_geom.sdo_distance(geometry1, geometry2, tol => null)



ASE, Access, BigQuery, DB2, Derby, DuckDB, Exasol, Firebird, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MemSQL, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLite, Sybase, Teradata, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB


(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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