Map of flight path and driving directions from San Jose to Houston.
Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).
How far is Houston from San Jose?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Jose and Houston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1607.840 miles
- 2587.567 kilometers
- 1397.175 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
- 1605.141 miles
- 2583.224 kilometers
- 1394.829 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Jose and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours ahead of San Jose.
San Jose, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 186 kg (411 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Jose (SJC) → Houston (IAH).