Distance from Boston, MA to San Francisco, CA

There are miles from Boston to San Francisco and miles by car.

Boston and San Francisco are far apart (by car).

This is the best Boston, MA - San Francisco, CA route.

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Small

From $14

Intermediate

From $18

Full-size

From $24

SUVs

From $28

Vans

From $32


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Gas consumption and emissions

A car with an average MPG will need gallons of gas to cover the route between Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Boston to San Francisco is .

During the route, an average car will release pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is pounds of CO2 per mile.

  • US market average MPG used for calculations is 21.6 MPG.
  • Average US gas price used for calculation is $2.22 per gallon of regular gas. Price last updated on May 23, 2016.
  • Read more about our CO2 calculation.

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA in this table:

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