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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from San Jose to Houston (San Jose International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1608 miles / 2588 kilometers / 1397 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJC) to Houston (IAH) is 1903 miles / 3063 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 30 minutes.

San Jose – Houston

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1608
Miles
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2588
Kilometers
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1397
Nautical miles

How far is Houston from San Jose?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from San Jose to Houston is 3 hours 32 minutes.

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 time to Houston time converter

Time in San Jose: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Houston: 00:00

Current local times

San Jose, CA

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Jose to Houston generates about 186 kg of CO2 per passenger, 186 kilograms is equal to 411 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Airlines flying from San Jose (SJC) to Houston (IAH)

United Airlines