# How far is San Jose from San Salvador?

The distance between San Salvador (El Salvador International Airport) and San Jose (Juan Santamaría International Airport) is 405 miles / 652 kilometers / 352 nautical miles.

The driving distance from San Salvador (SAL) to San Jose (SJO) is 563 miles / 906 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 13 hours 30 minutes.

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1 h 15 min

## Distance from San Salvador to San Jose

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 404.840 miles
• 651.527 kilometers
• 351.796 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
• 405.228 miles
• 652.151 kilometers
• 352.134 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 San Salvador to San Jose?

The estimated flight time from El Salvador International Airport to Juan Santamaría International Airport is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between El Salvador International Airport (SAL) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)

On average, flying from San Salvador to San Jose generates about 85 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 85 kilograms equals 187 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from San Salvador to San Jose

See the map of the shortest flight path between El Salvador International Airport (SAL) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).