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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from San Jose to Los Angeles (San Jose International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 308 miles / 496 kilometers / 268 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 307.925 miles
  • 495.557 kilometers
  • 267.579 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
  • 308.033 miles
  • 495.731 kilometers
  • 267.673 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 International Airport (SJC) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Jose and Los Angeles.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (149 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

San Jose to Los Angeles flight path

Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJC) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
308
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
308

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