The shortest distance (air line) between Philadelphia and Boston is 270.62 mi (435.52 km).Driving route: -- ( - )
The shortest route between Philadelphia and Boston is according to the route planner. The driving time is approx. . Half of the trip is reached in .Flight route: 279.79 mi (450.28 km) (1h 1min)
The flight distance between the nearest airports Philadelphia (PHL) and Boston (BOS) is 279.79 mi (450.28 km). This corresponds to an approximate flight time of 1h 1min. Similar flight routes: PHL → OWD , PHL → BED , PNE → BOS , PNE → OWD , PNE → BEDBearing: 50.76° (NE)
The initial bearing on the course from Philadelphia to Boston is 50.76° and the compass direction is NE.Midpoint: 41.17359,-73.14946
The geographic midpoint between Philadelphia and Boston is in 135.31 mi (217.76 km) distance between both points in a bearing of 50.76°. It is located in United States of America, Connecticut, Fairfield County, Stratford.Time difference: 0h
Philadelphia and Boston are both in the same time zone America/New_York.
To calculate the distance between Philadelphia and Boston, the place names are converted into coordinates (latitude and longitude). The respective geographic centre is used for cities, regions and countries. To calculate the distance the Haversine formula is applied.
Boston is just as far away from Philadelphia as Philadelphia from South Boston (435 km).
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