# How far is San Jose, CA, from Mexico City?

The distance between Mexico City (Mexico City International Airport) and San Jose (San Jose International Airport) is 1851 miles / 2979 kilometers / 1608 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Mexico City (MEX) to San Jose (SJC) is 2243 miles / 3609 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 41 hours 56 minutes.

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204 kg

## Distance from Mexico City to San Jose

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Mexico City to San Jose. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1850.799 miles
• 2978.572 kilometers
• 1608.300 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 1851.583 miles
• 2979.834 kilometers
• 1608.981 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Mexico City to San Jose?

The estimated flight time from Mexico City International Airport to San Jose International Airport is 4 hours and 0 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Mexico City International Airport (MEX) and San Jose International Airport (SJC)

On average, flying from Mexico City to San Jose generates about 204 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 204 kilograms equals 450 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Mexico City to San Jose

See the map of the shortest flight path between Mexico City International Airport (MEX) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

## Airport information

Origin Mexico City International Airport
City: Mexico City
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: MEX
ICAO Code: MMMX
Coordinates: 19°26′10″N, 99°4′19″W
Destination 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