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Distance between Miami, FL (MIA) and San Jose (SJO)

Flight distance from Miami to San Jose (Miami International Airport – Juan Santamaría International Airport) is 1117 miles / 1797 kilometers / 970 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Miami (MIA) to San Jose (SJO) is 3555 miles / 5722 kilometers and travel time by car is about 67 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).

How far is San Jose from Miami?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1116.581 miles
  • 1796.963 kilometers
  • 970.282 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
  • 1121.371 miles
  • 1804.671 kilometers
  • 974.445 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 Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″W

B Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Miami and San Jose is 1 hour. San Jose is 1 hour behind Miami.

Time Difference

Miami, FL

 EST

San Jose

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (347 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Miami (MIA) → San Jose (SJO).

Distance:
1117
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1117

Round trip?