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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from Detroit to Boston (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Logan International Airport) is 632 miles / 1018 kilometers / 549 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Boston (BOS) is 739 miles / 1190 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 44 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Boston.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

How far is Boston from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 632.351 miles
  • 1017.670 kilometers
  • 549.498 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
  • 630.687 miles
  • 1014.992 kilometers
  • 548.052 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).

Airport information


A Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Detroit and Boston.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

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Boston, MA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 117 kg (257 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Boston (BOS).

Distance:
632
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
632

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