Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to San Jose.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).
How far is San Jose from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and San Jose. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 307.925 miles
- 495.557 kilometers
- 267.579 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
- 308.033 miles
- 495.731 kilometers
- 267.673 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
There is no time difference between Los Angeles and San Jose.
Los Angeles, CA
San Jose, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (155 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → San Jose (SJC).