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Distance between Santa Ana, CA (SNA) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Flight distance from Santa Ana to San Jose (Orange County John Wayne Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 342 miles / 550 kilometers / 297 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Santa Ana (SNA) to San Jose (SJC) is 382 miles / 615 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Santa Ana to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

How far is San Jose from Santa Ana?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 341.973 miles
  • 550.352 kilometers
  • 297.166 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
  • 342.047 miles
  • 550.471 kilometers
  • 297.230 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 Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Santa Ana and San Jose.

Time Difference

Santa Ana, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 74 kg (162 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Santa Ana (SNA) → San Jose (SJC).

Distance:
342
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
342

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