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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from San Jose to Seattle (San Jose International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 696 miles / 1121 kilometers / 605 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJC) to Seattle (SEA) is 826 miles / 1329 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 57 minutes.

San Jose – Seattle

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696
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1121
Kilometers
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605
Nautical miles

How far is Seattle 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)
  • 696.461 miles
  • 1120.845 kilometers
  • 605.208 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
  • 697.171 miles
  • 1121.988 kilometers
  • 605.825 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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between San Jose and Seattle.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Jose to Seattle generates about 124 kg of CO2 per passenger, 124 kilograms is equal to 274 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 Seattle

Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

Airlines flying from San Jose (SJC) to Seattle (SEA)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Southwest Airlines