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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Distance from San Jose to Chicago (San Jose International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 1829 miles / 2944 kilometers / 1590 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1829.355 miles
  • 2944.062 kilometers
  • 1589.666 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
  • 1825.041 miles
  • 2937.118 kilometers
  • 1585.917 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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is 3 hours 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Jose and Chicago is 2 hours. Chicago is 2 hours ahead of San Jose.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 201 kg (444 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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

San Jose to Chicago flight path

Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJC) → Chicago (ORD).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1829

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