# Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from New York to San Jose (New York LaGuardia Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 2563 miles / 4124 kilometers / 2227 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to San Jose (SJC) is 2943 miles / 4736 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 43 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

## How far is San Jose from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and San Jose. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2562.587 miles
• 4124.084 kilometers
• 2226.827 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
• 2556.412 miles
• 4114.146 kilometers
• 2221.461 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″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 New York and San Jose is 3 hours. San Jose is 3 hours behind New York.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 282 kg (623 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
2563
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2563

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