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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from San Jose to Long Beach (San Jose International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 324 miles / 521 kilometers / 281 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJC) to Long Beach (LGB) is 365 miles / 587 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 55 minutes.

San Jose – Long Beach

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324
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521
Kilometers
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281
Nautical miles

How far is Long Beach 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)
  • 323.922 miles
  • 521.302 kilometers
  • 281.480 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
  • 324.013 miles
  • 521.449 kilometers
  • 281.560 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 to Long Beach Airport is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between San Jose and Long Beach.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Jose to Long Beach generates about 73 kg of CO2 per passenger, 73 kilograms is equal to 160 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 Long Beach

Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W