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Distance between Denver, CO (DEN) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Denver to San Jose (Denver International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 948 miles / 1526 kilometers / 824 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Denver (DEN) to San Jose (SJC) is 1302 miles / 2095 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from Denver?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 948.096 miles
  • 1525.812 kilometers
  • 823.873 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
  • 945.930 miles
  • 1522.327 kilometers
  • 821.991 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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″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 Denver and San Jose is 1 hour. San Jose is 1 hour behind Denver.

Time Difference

Denver, CO

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San Jose, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (325 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Denver (DEN) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
948
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
948

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