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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Distance from Houston to San Jose (William P. Hobby Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 1621 miles / 2609 kilometers / 1409 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to San Jose International Airport (SJC) is 3 hours 34 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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San Jose, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (392 pounds).

Airport information


A William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″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

Map

Houston to San Jose flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → San Jose (SJC).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1621

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