# Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Seattle to San Jose (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 696 miles / 1121 kilometers / 605 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to San Jose (SJC) is 826 miles / 1329 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

## How far is San Jose from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 696.461 miles
• 1120.845 kilometers
• 605.208 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
• 697.171 miles
• 1121.988 kilometers
• 605.825 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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

B 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

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and San Jose.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 124 kg (274 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
696
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
696

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