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Distance between San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from San Luis Obispo to San Jose (San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 163 miles / 263 kilometers / 142 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 48 minutes.

Driving distance from San Luis Obispo (SBP) to San Jose (SJC) is 193 miles / 311 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Luis Obispo to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from San Luis Obispo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Luis Obispo and San Jose. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 163.224 miles
  • 262.683 kilometers
  • 141.838 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
  • 163.425 miles
  • 263.007 kilometers
  • 142.012 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 San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Luis Obispo and San Jose.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 49 kg (108 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Luis Obispo (SBP) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
163
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
163

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