# 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
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
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.

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## 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

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