Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to San Jose.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).
How far is San Jose from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and San Jose. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1621.402 miles
- 2609.394 kilometers
- 1408.960 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
- 1618.756 miles
- 2605.135 kilometers
- 1406.661 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and San Jose is 2 hours. San Jose is 2 hours behind Houston.
San Jose, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (392 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → San Jose (SJC).