# How far is Boston, MA, from Providence, RI?

The distance between Providence (Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport) and Boston (Logan International Airport) is 49 miles / 78 kilometers / 42 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Providence (PVD) to Boston (BOS) is 61 miles / 98 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 1 hour 24 minutes.

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## Distance from Providence to Boston

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

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).

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

The estimated flight time from Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport to Logan International Airport is 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and Logan International Airport (BOS)

On average, flying from Providence to Boston generates about 32 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 32 kilograms equals 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

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