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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Boston (Philadelphia International Airport – Logan International Airport) is 280 miles / 451 kilometers / 243 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) is 314 miles / 505 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 24 minutes.

Philadelphia – Boston

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280
Miles
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451
Kilometers
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243
Nautical miles

How far is Boston from Philadelphia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Philadelphia International Airport to Logan International Airport is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Philadelphia and Boston.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Philadelphia to Boston generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, 66 kilograms is equal to 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

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

Airport information

Origin Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″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 Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS)

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