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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

San Jose, CA

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2563

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