# How far is Boston, MA, from Philadelphia, PA?

The distance between Philadelphia (Philadelphia International Airport) and Boston (Logan International Airport) is 280 miles / 451 kilometers / 243 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) is 313 miles / 504 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 29 minutes.

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## Distance from Philadelphia to Boston

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 280.020 miles
• 450.649 kilometers
• 243.331 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
• 279.706 miles
• 450.143 kilometers
• 243.058 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 Philadelphia to Boston?

The estimated flight time from Philadelphia International Airport to Logan International Airport is 1 hour and 1 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Logan International Airport (BOS)

On average, flying from Philadelphia to Boston generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 66 kilograms equals 146 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Boston

See the map of the shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

## Airport information

Origin Philadelphia International Airport