# Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to San Jose (Washington Dulles International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 2400 miles / 3863 kilometers / 2086 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to San Jose (SJC) is 2837 miles / 4565 kilometers and travel time by car is about 47 hours 2 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

## How far is San Jose from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2400.356 miles
• 3862.999 kilometers
• 2085.853 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
• 2394.633 miles
• 3853.789 kilometers
• 2080.880 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 Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

B San Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: 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 Washington D.C. and San Jose is 3 hours. San Jose is 3 hours behind Washington D.C..

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 264 kg (581 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
2400
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2400

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