How far is San Jose, CA, from Miami, FL?

The distance between Miami (Miami International Airport) and San Jose (San Jose International Airport) is 2559 miles / 4118 kilometers / 2224 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Miami (MIA) to San Jose (SJC) is 2997 miles / 4824 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 54 hours 19 minutes.

2559
Miles
4118
Kilometers
2224
Nautical miles
5 h 20 min
282 kg

Distance from Miami to San Jose

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2558.823 miles
• 4118.027 kilometers
• 2223.557 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
• 2554.834 miles
• 4111.606 kilometers
• 2220.090 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 Miami to San Jose?

The estimated flight time from Miami International Airport to San Jose International Airport is 5 hours and 20 minutes.

What is the time difference between Miami and San Jose?

The time difference between Miami and San Jose is 3 hours. San Jose is 3 hours behind Miami.

Flight carbon footprint between Miami International Airport (MIA) and San Jose International Airport (SJC)

On average, flying from Miami to San Jose generates about 282 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 282 kilograms equals 622 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Miami to San Jose

See the map of the shortest flight path between Miami International Airport (MIA) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

Airport information

Origin Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″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