How far is Boston from Philadelphia?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Philadelphia and Boston. Here are two common 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 earth.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).
Estimated flight time from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Logan International Airport (BOS) is 1 hour 1 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Philadelphia and Boston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 64 kg (140 pounds).
Philadelphia to Boston flight path
Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Logan International Airport (BOS).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Philadelphia (PHL) → Boston (BOS).