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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Boston (San Francisco International Airport – Logan International Airport) is 2704 miles / 4352 kilometers / 2350 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Boston (BOS) is 3122 miles / 5024 kilometers and travel time by car is about 55 hours 26 minutes.

San Francisco – Boston

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2704
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4352
Kilometers
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2350
Nautical miles

How far is Boston from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2704.118 miles
  • 4351.856 kilometers
  • 2349.814 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
  • 2697.526 miles
  • 4341.248 kilometers
  • 2344.086 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 San Francisco International Airport to Logan International Airport is 5 hours 37 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Francisco and Boston is 3 hours. Boston is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Boston generates about 299 kg of CO2 per passenger, 299 kilograms is equal to 659 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 Francisco to Boston

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

Airport information

Origin San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″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 Francisco (SFO) to Boston (BOS)

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