Distance from New York (US) to Boston (US)

Name New York Boston
Country United States United States
Country ISO codes US / USA US / USA
Continent North America North America
Continent code NA NA
DD coordinates 40.714353 / -74.005973 42.358431 / -71.059773
Time zone America/New_York America/New_York
Airports 3 2
Straight distance from New York to Boston is 306 kilometers (190 miles).

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There are many ways to find how far is New York from Boston, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 40.714353 / -74.005973 and 42.358431 / -71.059773.


Use our service to calculate the New York to Boston distance in order to choose an appropriate type of transport and reserve the necessary amount of time for the journey.

If you want to know an answer to the question "How far is New York from Boston?", enter the names of the cities in the online calculator and view the route on the map, the remoteness is calculated as a distance in air miles, which is the fastest way.

It is also important to understand how many hours it will take to get from New York to Boston by air. We quote the flight time, which is 0 hours, 21 minutes, based on the average speed of aircraft, and you can also find out an average trip duration by other modes of transport.

In addition to the shortest distance, which is 306 km / 190 mil, you will learn that your departure coordinates are 40.714353 / -74.005973 while the arrival coordinates are 42.358431 / -71.059773.

Please also note that New York is in the America/New_York time zone and Boston is located in the America/New_York time zone, so you need to take the time difference into account when planning your trip.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from New York (US)
Arrives in Boston (US)
New York to Boston distance 306 km / 190 mil
Avg car duration 3 hours, 23 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 5 hours, 5 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 3 hours, 3 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 0 hours, 20 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The beeline from New York and Boston is 306 kilometers = 190 miles, given their longitudes and latitudes and corrected to the spherical shape of the Earth based on the haversine formula.
To travel from New York (40.714353 / -74.005973) to Boston (42.358431 / -71.059773) by the shortest air route, you will need to cover 190 miles. Given the average airplane speed of 560 miles, the estimated duration of your flight to Boston is 0 hours, 20 minutes.
If you choose to drive from New York, US to Boston, US, you can expect to spend 5 hours, 5 minutes on the route, apart from the time you will need for having a snack, sleeping, taking the shower and refueling your car.
Yes, but you need to comply with regulations on entering to Boston.