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Distance between Boston, MA (BOS) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Distance from Boston to Philadelphia (Logan International Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 280 miles / 451 kilometers / 243 nautical miles.

How far is Philadelphia from Boston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 280.020 miles
  • 450.649 kilometers
  • 243.331 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
  • 279.706 miles
  • 450.143 kilometers
  • 243.058 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 (BOS) to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Boston and Philadelphia.

Time Difference

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Boston, MA

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Philadelphia, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 64 kg (142 pounds).

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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Map

Boston to Philadelphia flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Boston (BOS) → Philadelphia (PHL).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
280

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