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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Distance from San Francisco to San Jose (San Francisco International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 30 miles / 49 kilometers / 26 nautical miles.

How far is San Jose from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 30.221 miles
  • 48.637 kilometers
  • 26.262 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
  • 30.194 miles
  • 48.592 kilometers
  • 26.238 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to San Jose International Airport (SJC) is 33 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Francisco and San Jose.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″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

San Francisco to San Jose flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → San Jose (SJC).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
30
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
30

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