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Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from Houston to Boston (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Logan International Airport) is 1597 miles / 2570 kilometers / 1388 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Boston (BOS) is 1854 miles / 2984 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

How far is Boston from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1597.107 miles
  • 2570.294 kilometers
  • 1387.848 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
  • 1595.463 miles
  • 2567.649 kilometers
  • 1386.420 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″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

The time difference between Houston and Boston is 1 hour. Boston is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Boston, MA

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 186 kg (409 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Boston (BOS).

Distance:
1597
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1597

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