# How far is Boston, MA, from Chicago, IL?

The distance between Chicago (Chicago O'Hare International Airport) and Boston (Logan International Airport) is 867 miles / 1395 kilometers / 753 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Boston (BOS) is 1012 miles / 1628 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 19 hours 6 minutes.

867
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1395
Kilometers
753
Nautical miles
2 h 8 min
141 kg

## Distance from Chicago to Boston

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chicago to Boston. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Boston?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Logan International Airport (BOS)

On average, flying from Chicago to Boston generates about 141 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 141 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: BOS
ICAO Code: KBOS
Coordinates: 42°21′51″N, 71°0′18″W