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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Seattle to San Jose (Seattle Boeing Field – San Jose International Airport) is 702 miles / 1130 kilometers / 610 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to San Jose (SJC) is 831 miles / 1337 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 4 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and San Jose. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 702.044 miles
  • 1129.831 kilometers
  • 610.060 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 702.755 miles
  • 1130.975 kilometers
  • 610.678 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

B San Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and San Jose.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

San Jose, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 125 kg (275 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
702
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
702

Round trip?