Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to San Jose.
Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).
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)
- 2036.183 miles
- 3276.918 kilometers
- 1769.394 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
- 2043.336 miles
- 3288.430 kilometers
- 1775.610 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 Washington D.C. and San Jose is 2 hours. San Jose is 2 hours behind Washington D.C..
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 222 kg (489 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Washington D.C. (IAD) → San Jose (SJO).