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Distance between Cancún (CUN) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Cancún to San Jose (Cancún International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 2379 miles / 3828 kilometers / 2067 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Cancún (CUN) to San Jose (SJC) is 3245 miles / 5223 kilometers and travel time by car is about 57 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Cancún International Airport (CUN) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from Cancún?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2378.527 miles
  • 3827.868 kilometers
  • 2066.883 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
  • 2376.686 miles
  • 3824.905 kilometers
  • 2065.284 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 Cancún International Airport
City: Cancún
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: CUN
ICAO Code: MMUN
Coordinates: 21°2′11″N, 86°52′37″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

The time difference between Cancún and San Jose is 2 hours. San Jose is 2 hours behind Cancún.

Time Difference

Cancún

 EST

San Jose, CA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 261 kg (575 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cancún (CUN) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
2379
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2379

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