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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 30 minutes.

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).

How far is Long Beach from San Jose?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Jose and Long Beach. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

San Jose, CA

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Long Beach, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 73 kg (160 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJC) → Long Beach (LGB).

Distance:
324
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
324

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