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

Distance from San Francisco to Boston (San Francisco International Airport – Logan International Airport) is 2704 miles / 4352 kilometers / 2350 nautical miles.

How far is Boston from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Boston. 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 (SFO) to Logan International Airport (BOS) is 5 hours 37 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

San Francisco
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San Francisco, CA

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Boston, MA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 304 kg (670 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Map

San Francisco to Boston flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Boston (BOS).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2704

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