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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to San Jose (Palm Beach International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 2541 miles / 4089 kilometers / 2208 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to San Jose (SJC) is 2932 miles / 4719 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2540.760 miles
  • 4088.956 kilometers
  • 2207.860 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
  • 2536.566 miles
  • 4082.208 kilometers
  • 2204.216 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″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 West Palm Beach and San Jose is 3 hours. San Jose is 3 hours behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

San Jose, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 280 kg (617 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
2541
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2541

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