How far is San Francisco from San Jose?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between San Francisco and San Jose is 41.6 miles (66.95 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 41.6 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 05 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from San Francisco, California to San Jose, California is: 47.89 miles (77.07 km) by car.

Driving from San Francisco to San Jose will take approximately 00 hours 49 minutes.

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#1 San Francisco

Consolidated city-county in California, United States

Population 881549
GPS Coordinates 37°46'30"N 122°25'10"W
Latitude 37.7749300
Longitude -122.4194200
Altitude 16
Country United States
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#2 San Jose

County seat of Santa Clara County, California; tenth largest city in the United States by population

Population 1021795
GPS Coordinates 37°20'22"N 121°53'42"W
Latitude 37.3393900
Longitude -121.8949600
Altitude 26
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between San Francisco and San Jose

The distance between San Francisco and San Jose is 77 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 51 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between San Francisco and San Jose. The current time is 11:47:53.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 01 hours 35 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 01 hours 11 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 57 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 47 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 41 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 38 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 35 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 6.4 liters (1.69 gallon) of gas to cover the route between San Francisco and San Jose.
The estimated cost of gas to go from San Francisco to San Jose is $5.3 (diesel $5.65).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.136 (Diesel $3.342) /gallon. Last changed prices on July 27, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between San Francisco and San Jose (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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