# How far is Boston, MA, from San Francisco, CA?

The distance between San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) and Boston (Logan International Airport) is 2704 miles / 4352 kilometers / 2350 nautical miles.

The driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Boston (BOS) is 3119 miles / 5019 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 55 hours 26 minutes.

2704
Miles
4352
Kilometers
2350
Nautical miles
5 h 37 min
299 kg

## Distance from San Francisco to Boston

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

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).

## How long does it take to fly from San Francisco to Boston?

The estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport to Logan International Airport is 5 hours and 37 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Logan International Airport (BOS)

On average, flying from San Francisco to Boston generates about 299 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 299 kilograms equals 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

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