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Distance between Providence, RI (PVD) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from Providence to Boston (Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport – Logan International Airport) is 49 miles / 78 kilometers / 42 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Providence (PVD) to Boston (BOS) is 61 miles / 98 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 25 minutes.

Providence – Boston

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49
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78
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42
Nautical miles

How far is Boston from Providence?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 48.549 miles
  • 78.132 kilometers
  • 42.188 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
  • 48.567 miles
  • 78.161 kilometers
  • 42.204 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 Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport to Logan International Airport is 35 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Providence and Boston.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Providence to Boston generates about 32 kg of CO2 per passenger, 32 kilograms is equal to 71 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Providence to Boston

Shortest flight path between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

Airport information

Origin Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport
City: Providence, RI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PVD
ICAO Code: KPVD
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N, 71°25′13″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