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Distance between Boston, MA (BOS) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Boston to San Diego (Logan International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 2588 miles / 4165 kilometers / 2249 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Boston (BOS) to San Diego (SAN) is 3057 miles / 4920 kilometers and travel time by car is about 54 hours 41 minutes.

Boston – San Diego

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2588
Miles
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4165
Kilometers
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2249
Nautical miles

How far is San Diego from Boston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2587.729 miles
  • 4164.547 kilometers
  • 2248.675 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
  • 2582.357 miles
  • 4155.901 kilometers
  • 2244.007 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 San Diego International Airport is 5 hours 23 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Boston and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Boston.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Boston to San Diego generates about 285 kg of CO2 per passenger, 285 kilograms is equal to 629 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 San Diego

Shortest flight path between Logan International Airport (BOS) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

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 San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Airlines flying from Boston (BOS) to San Diego (SAN)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
JetBlue Airways