# 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
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
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.

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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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