Distance from San Jose, CA to Fort Lauderdale, FL

Distance

2,970 mi

Time

2 days 5 hours

Gas Cost

$227 - $442

Loading San Jose - Fort Lauderdale Route Map

There are 2,549.88 miles from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale in southeast direction and 2,970 miles (4,779.75 kilometers) by car, following the I-40 route.

San Jose and Fort Lauderdale are 2 days 5 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from San Jose, CA to Fort Lauderdale, FL. The halfway point is Childress, TX.

Please note the time difference between San Jose, CA and Fort Lauderdale, FL is 3 hours. The current time in San Jose is 5:22 pm and the current time in Fort Lauderdale is 8:22 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 137.48 gallons of gas to cover the route between San Jose, CA and Fort Lauderdale, FL.

The estimated cost of gas to go from San Jose to Fort Lauderdale is $368.46.

During the route, an average car will release 2,693.59 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between San Jose, CA and Fort Lauderdale, FL

If you want to meet halfway between San Jose, CA and Fort Lauderdale, FL or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 34.374913 and -100.031802, or 34º 22' 29.6868" N, 100º 1' 54.4872" W. This location is 1,484.83 miles away from San Jose, CA and Fort Lauderdale, FL and it would take approximately 1 day 2 hours to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Childress, TX, situated 1441.08 miles from San Jose, CA and 1528.58 miles from Fort Lauderdale, FL. It would take 1 day 1 hour to go from San Jose to Childress and 1 day 4 hours to go from Fort Lauderdale to Childress.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Albuquerque, NM, Amarillo, TX, Arlington, TX, Bakersfield, CA, Dallas, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Grand Prairie, TX, Irving, TX, Jackson, MS, Mesquite, TX, Mobile, AL, Orlando, FL, Pompano Beach, FL, Port Saint Lucie, FL, Santa Clara, CA, Shreveport, LA, Tallahassee, FL, West Palm Beach, FL and Wichita Falls, TX.


Best Hotels In or Near Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in San Jose, CA

Planning on renting a car to go from San Jose, CA to Fort Lauderdale, FL? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near San Jose, CA:

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

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From $40


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Weather in San Jose, CA and Fort Lauderdale, FL

San Jose, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 94°F next Friday.

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Partly cloudy day Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
75° 54° 83° 55° 88° 57° 89° 58° 91° 59°
16% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 0% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
3 285 degrees 5 320 degrees 4 335 degrees 2 338 degrees 1 358 degrees

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures bottoming out at 87°F on Monday.

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Rain Rain Rain Rain Rain
87° 80° 88° 80° 88° 79° 87° 78° 89° 78°
68% Rain probability 37% Rain probability 46% Rain probability 26% Rain probability 26% Rain probability
8 65 degrees 12 55 degrees 9 38 degrees 2 15 degrees 2 317 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between San Jose, CA and Fort Lauderdale, FL in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 2,549.88 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi
Driving distance 2,970 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi

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