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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from New York to Boston (New York LaGuardia Airport – Logan International Airport) is 185 miles / 297 kilometers / 160 nautical miles. 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 6 minutes.

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).

How far is Boston from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Boston. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A 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

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 New York and Boston.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Boston, MA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 52 kg (115 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Boston (BOS).

Distance:
185
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
185

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