Distance from San Jose, CA to San Francisco, CA

Distance

48 mi

Time

49 minutes

Gas Cost

$5 - $9

There are 41.98 miles from San Jose to San Francisco in northwest direction and 48 miles (77.25 kilometers) by car, following the US-101 N route.

San Jose and San Francisco are 49 minutes far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from San Jose, CA to San Francisco, CA. The halfway point is Redwood City, CA.

San Jose, CA and San Francisco, CA are in the same time zone (PDT). Current time in both locations is 4:35 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 1.93 gallons of gas to cover the route between San Jose, CA and San Francisco, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from San Jose to San Francisco is $6.54.

During the route, an average car will release 37.90 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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Halfway Point Between San Jose, CA and San Francisco, CA

If you want to meet halfway between San Jose, CA and San Francisco, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 37.496872 and -122.231651, or 37º 29' 48.7392" N, 122º 13' 53.9436" W. This location is 24.08 miles away from San Jose, CA and San Francisco, CA and it would take approximately 24 minutes to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city to the halfway point is Redwood City, CA, situated 24 miles from San Jose, CA and 26 miles from San Francisco, CA. It would take 28 minutes to go from San Jose to Redwood City and 31 minutes to go from San Francisco to Redwood City.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between San Jose, CA and San Francisco, CA is San Mateo, CA, situated 31 miles from San Jose, CA and 19 miles from San Francisco, CA. It would take 34 minutes to go from San Jose to and 23 minutes to go from San Francisco to San Mateo.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Santa Clara, CA,Sunnyvale, CA, and Daly City, CA.


Weather in San Jose and San Francisco

Compare the weather today and the next four days in San Jose, CA and San Francisco, CA:

San Jose

Possible drizzle on Monday.

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4 356 degrees 4 322 degrees 4 283 degrees 2 278 degrees 4 145 degrees

San Francisco

Light rain on Monday through next Thursday.

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4 343 degrees 5 273 degrees 7 250 degrees 5 242 degrees 6 161 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in San Jose, CA

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

Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 41.98 mi 67.57 km 36.48 nautical mi
Driving distance 48 mi 77.51 km 41.85 nautical mi

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