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How far is Boston, MA, from New York, NY?

The distance between New York (New York LaGuardia Airport) and Boston (Logan International Airport) is 185 miles / 297 kilometers / 160 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Boston (BOS) is 209 miles / 336 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 25 minutes.

New York LaGuardia Airport – Logan International Airport

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185
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160
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Distance from New York to Boston

There are several ways to calculate the distance from New York to Boston. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 184.590 miles
  • 297.068 kilometers
  • 160.404 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 184.356 miles
  • 296.692 kilometers
  • 160.201 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).

How long does it take to fly from New York to Boston?

The estimated flight time from New York LaGuardia Airport to Logan International Airport is 50 minutes.

What is the time difference between New York and Boston?

There is no time difference between New York and Boston.

Flight carbon footprint between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Logan International Airport (BOS)

On average, flying from New York to Boston generates about 52 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 52 kilograms equals 115 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Boston

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

Airport information

Origin New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from New York (LGA) to Boston (BOS)

American Airlines
Delta Air Lines