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Distance between Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose (Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 2557 miles / 4115 kilometers / 2222 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to San Jose (SJC) is 2979 miles / 4795 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from Fort Lauderdale?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2557.244 miles
  • 4115.486 kilometers
  • 2222.185 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
  • 2553.179 miles
  • 4108.943 kilometers
  • 2218.652 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 Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″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 Fort Lauderdale and San Jose is 3 hours. San Jose is 3 hours behind Fort Lauderdale.

Time Difference

Fort Lauderdale, FL

 EST

San Jose, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 282 kg (621 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
2557
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2557

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