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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 Flag of 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 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 Seattle and San Jose.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

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San Jose, CA

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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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