How far is Chicago from Boston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Boston and Chicago. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 860.680 miles
- 1385.130 kilometers
- 747.910 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
- 858.432 miles
- 1381.512 kilometers
- 745.957 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).
Estimated flight time from Logan International Airport (BOS) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 2 hours 7 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Boston and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Boston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (281 pounds).
Boston to Chicago flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Boston (BOS) → Chicago (MDW).