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How far is Boston, MA from San Diego, CA?

Distance between San Diego (San Diego International Airport) and Boston (Logan International Airport) is 2588 miles / 4165 kilometers / 2249 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to Boston (BOS) is 3027 miles / 4872 kilometers and travel time by car is about 54 hours 43 minutes.

San Diego International Airport – Logan International Airport

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2588
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4165
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2249
Nautical miles

Distance from San Diego to Boston

There are several ways to calculate distance from San Diego to Boston. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2587.729 miles
  • 4164.547 kilometers
  • 2248.675 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
  • 2582.357 miles
  • 4155.901 kilometers
  • 2244.007 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 San Diego to Boston?

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport to Logan International Airport is 5 hours 23 minutes.

What is the time difference between San Diego and Boston?

The time difference between San Diego and Boston is 3 hours. Boston is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.
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Flight carbon footprint between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Logan International Airport (BOS)

On average flying from San Diego to Boston generates about 285 kg of CO2 per passenger, 285 kilograms is equal to 629 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to Boston

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

Airport information

Origin San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″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 San Diego (SAN) to Boston (BOS)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
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