Distance between Los Angeles CA and San José CA

The distance from Los Angeles to San José is 340 miles by road including 296 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 16 minutes and goes through Santa Clarita, Gilroy, Gorman and Morgan Hill.

Shortest distance by air 306 mi ✈️
Car route length 339.9 mi 🚗
Driving time 5 h 16 min
Fuel amount 11.6 gal
Fuel cost 46.2 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Los Angeles 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
CA 170 I 5 32 mi, 32 min
Santa Clarita 32 mi 0:32 32 min 1.0 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Ninetynine Oaks 39 mi 0:37 37 min 1.2 gal
I 5 22 mi, 19 min
Caswell 60 mi 0:57 57 min 2.0 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Gorman 66 mi 1:03 1 h 03 min 2.1 gal
I 5 5 mi, 04 min
Lebec 71 mi 1:07 1 h 07 min 2.4 gal
I 5 9 mi, 07 min
Grapevine 80 mi 1:15 1 h 15 min 2.7 gal
I 5 5 mi, 04 min
Wheeler Ridge 85 mi 1:20 1 h 20 min 2.8 gal
I 5 229 mi, 3 h 30 min
Gilroy 313 mi 4:50 4 h 50 min 10.4 gal
US 101 27 mi, 25 min
San José 340 mi 5:16 5 h 16 min 10.9 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Los Angeles 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
CA 170 I 5 32 mi, 32 min
Santa Clarita 32 mi 0:32 32 min 1.0 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Ninetynine Oaks 39 mi 0:37 37 min 1.2 gal
I 5 22 mi, 19 min
Caswell 60 mi 0:57 57 min 2.0 gal
I 5 6 mi, 05 min
Gorman 66 mi 1:03 1 h 03 min 2.1 gal
I 5 5 mi, 04 min
Lebec 71 mi 1:07 1 h 07 min 2.4 gal
I 5 9 mi, 07 min
Grapevine 80 mi 1:15 1 h 15 min 2.7 gal
I 5 5 mi, 04 min
Wheeler Ridge 85 mi 1:20 1 h 20 min 2.8 gal
I 5 217 mi, 3 h 18 min
San Felipe 301 mi 4:38 4 h 38 min 10.1 gal
CA 152 4 mi, 05 min
Old Gilroy 306 mi 4:43 4 h 43 min 10.4 gal
CA 152 7 mi, 07 min
Gilroy 313 mi 4:50 4 h 50 min 10.4 gal
US 101 27 mi, 25 min
San José 340 mi 5:16 5 h 16 min 10.9 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Los Angeles to San José?

Fuel cost: 46.2 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 339.9 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 4 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Los Angeles to San José?

Driving time: 5 h 16 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 188 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 2 h 45 min
  • 95 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 1 h 27 min
  • 29 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 30 min
  • 20 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 21 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 3 min
  • 5 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 6 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Los Angeles to San José by land?

The distance between Los Angeles and San José is 339.9 mi by road including 296.4 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Los Angeles and San José respectively.

How far is Los Angeles to San José by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Los Angeles and San José is 305.7 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Los Angeles and San José respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Los Angeles from San José by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 36 min to cover the distance of 306 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 14 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Los Angeles to San José?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 2 min to cover the distance of 306 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 20 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

Where is Los Angeles in relation to San José?

Los Angeles is located 306 mi south-east of San José.

Los Angeles has geographic coordinates: latitude 34.05494, longitude -118.24448. Click here to see Los Angeles on map.

San José has geographic coordinates: latitude 37.33619, longitude -121.89058. Click here to see San José on map.

Which highway goes from Los Angeles to San José?

The route from Los Angeles to San José follows I 5.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • CA 152: 42 mi
  • US 101: 39 mi
  • CA 33: 12 mi
  • CA 170: 10 mi
  • I 5 Truck: 3 mi
  • CA33: 2 mi
  • CA 2: 2 mi
  • CA 126: 1 mi
The distance between Los Angeles and San José is ranked 1,510th in the ranking popularity.
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