# How far is San Jose, CA, from Santa Barbara, CA?

The distance between Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) and San Jose (San Jose International Airport) is 234 miles / 376 kilometers / 203 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Santa Barbara (SBA) to San Jose (SJC) is 286 miles / 461 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 33 minutes.

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## Distance from Santa Barbara to San Jose

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 233.907 miles
• 376.437 kilometers
• 203.260 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
• 234.150 miles
• 376.828 kilometers
• 203.471 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 Santa Barbara to San Jose?

The estimated flight time from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to San Jose International Airport is 56 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and San Jose International Airport (SJC)

On average, flying from Santa Barbara to San Jose generates about 59 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 59 kilograms equals 131 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

## Airport information

Origin Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
City: Santa Barbara, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SBA
ICAO Code: KSBA
Coordinates: 34°25′34″N, 119°50′23″W
Destination 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