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)
- 2721.539 miles
- 4379.893 kilometers
- 2364.953 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
- 2722.869 miles
- 4382.034 kilometers
- 2366.109 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).
Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is 5 hours 39 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and San Jose is 2 hours. San Jose is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 306 kg (674 pounds).
Los Angeles to San Jose flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → San Jose (SJO).