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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from San Diego to San Jose (San Diego International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 417 miles / 671 kilometers / 362 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 17 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC) is 464 miles / 746 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 49 minutes.

San Diego – San Jose

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417
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671
Kilometers
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362
Nautical miles

How far is San Jose from San Diego?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 417.005 miles
  • 671.104 kilometers
  • 362.367 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
  • 417.180 miles
  • 671.386 kilometers
  • 362.520 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport to San Jose International Airport is 1 hour 17 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between San Diego and San Jose.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Diego to San Jose generates about 86 kg of CO2 per passenger, 86 kilograms is equal to 190 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 Diego to San Jose

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

Airport information

Origin San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines