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Distance between Boston, MA (BOS) and London (LCY)

Flight distance from Boston to London (Logan International Airport – London City Airport) is 3285 miles / 5287 kilometers / 2855 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path from Boston to London.

Shortest flight path between Logan International Airport (BOS) and London City Airport (LCY).

How far is London from Boston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Boston and London. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3285.268 miles
  • 5287.127 kilometers
  • 2854.820 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
  • 3276.162 miles
  • 5272.471 kilometers
  • 2846.907 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 Logan International Airport
City: Boston, MA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BOS
ICAO Code: KBOS
Coordinates: 42°21′51″N, 71°0′18″W

B London City Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LCY
ICAO Code: EGLC
Coordinates: 51°30′19″N, 0°3′19″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Boston and London is 5 hours. London is 5 hours ahead of Boston.

Time Difference

Boston, MA

 EST

London

 GMT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 369 kg (812 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Boston (BOS) → London (LCY).

Distance:
3285
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3285

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