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)
- 2721.539 miles
- 4379.893 kilometers
- 2364.953 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
- 2722.869 miles
- 4382.034 kilometers
- 2366.109 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).
Estimated flight time from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 5 hours 39 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Jose and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind San Jose.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 306 kg (674 pounds).
San Jose to Los Angeles flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Jose (SJO) → Los Angeles (LAX).