Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Boston.
Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Logan International Airport (BOS).
How far is Boston from Washington D.C.?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Boston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 399.034 miles
- 642.183 kilometers
- 346.751 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
- 398.593 miles
- 641.474 kilometers
- 346.368 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and Boston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (185 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Washington D.C. (DCA) → Boston (BOS).