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Distance between Reno, NV (RNO) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Reno to San Jose (Reno–Tahoe International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 188 miles / 303 kilometers / 164 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Reno (RNO) to San Jose (SJC) is 250 miles / 403 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from Reno?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 188.303 miles
  • 303.045 kilometers
  • 163.631 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
  • 188.326 miles
  • 303.081 kilometers
  • 163.650 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 Reno–Tahoe International Airport
City: Reno, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RNO
ICAO Code: KRNO
Coordinates: 39°29′56″N, 119°46′4″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

There is no time difference between Reno and San Jose.

Time Difference

Reno, NV

 PST

San Jose, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 53 kg (116 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Reno (RNO) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
188
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
188

Round trip?