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Distance between Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Santa Barbara to San Jose (Santa Barbara Municipal Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 234 miles / 376 kilometers / 203 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

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.

Santa Barbara – San Jose

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234
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376
Kilometers
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203
Nautical miles

How far is San Jose from Santa Barbara?

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

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?

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

What is the time difference between Santa Barbara and San Jose?

There is no time difference between Santa Barbara and San Jose.

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, 59 kilograms is equal to 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

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 Flag of 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W