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Distance between Boston, MA (BOS) and Chicago, IL (ORD)

Flight distance from Boston to Chicago (Logan International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 867 miles / 1395 kilometers / 753 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Boston (BOS) to Chicago (ORD) is 1012 miles / 1628 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 1 minutes.

Boston – Chicago

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867
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1395
Kilometers
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753
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Boston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 866.650 miles
  • 1394.737 kilometers
  • 753.098 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
  • 864.377 miles
  • 1391.080 kilometers
  • 751.123 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Logan International Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Boston and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Boston.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Boston to Chicago generates about 141 kg of CO2 per passenger, 141 kilograms is equal to 310 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Boston to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Logan International Airport (BOS) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Airlines flying from Boston (BOS) to Chicago (ORD)

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