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Distance between London (LHR) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from London to Boston (London Heathrow Airport – Logan International Airport) is 3265 miles / 5254 kilometers / 2837 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 40 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Boston.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

How far is Boston from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3264.818 miles
  • 5254.215 kilometers
  • 2837.049 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
  • 3255.772 miles
  • 5239.657 kilometers
  • 2829.188 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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″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 London and Boston is 5 hours. Boston is 5 hours behind London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Boston, MA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 366 kg (807 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Boston (BOS).

Distance:
3265
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3265

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