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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from Chicago to Boston (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Logan International Airport) is 867 miles / 1395 kilometers / 753 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Boston (BOS) is 1012 miles / 1628 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 2 minutes.

Chicago – Boston

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867
Miles
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1395
Kilometers
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753
Nautical miles

How far is Boston from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 866.650 miles
  • 1394.737 kilometers
  • 753.098 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
  • 864.377 miles
  • 1391.080 kilometers
  • 751.123 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Logan International Airport is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Chicago and Boston is 1 hour. Boston is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Boston generates about 141 kg of CO2 per passenger, 141 kilograms is equal to 310 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Boston

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

Airport information

Origin Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″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 Chicago (ORD) to Boston (BOS)

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