Distance from Boston, MA to Los Angeles, CA

Distance

2,992 mi

Time

2 days 5 hours

Gas Cost

$225 - $437

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There are 2,590.89 miles from Boston to Los Angeles in southwest direction and 2,992 miles (4,815.16 kilometers) by car, following the I-70 and US-6 route.

Boston and Los Angeles are 2 days 5 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Boston, MA to Los Angeles, CA. The halfway point is Carter Lake, IA.

Please note the time difference between Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA is 3 hours. The current time in Boston is 7:08 am and the current time in Los Angeles is 4:08 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 138.52 gallons of gas to cover the route between Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Boston to Los Angeles is $364.30.

During the route, an average car will release 2,713.85 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 41.311986 and -95.903566, or 41º 18' 43.1496" N, 95º 54' 12.8376" W. This location is 1,495.99 miles away from Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA and it would take approximately 1 day 2 hours to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Carter Lake, IA, situated 1445.22 miles from Boston, MA and 1556.06 miles from Los Angeles, CA. It would take 1 day 2 hours to go from Boston to Carter Lake and 1 day 2 hours to go from Los Angeles to Carter Lake.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA is Omaha, NE, situated 1446.09 miles from Boston, MA and 1549.59 miles from Los Angeles, CA. It would take 1 day 2 hours to go from Boston to Omaha and 1 day 2 hours to go from Los Angeles to Omaha.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Arvada, CO, Cambridge, MA, Davenport, IA, Denver, CO, Des Moines, IA, East Los Angeles, CA, El Monte, CA, Enterprise, NV, Fontana, CA, Hartford, CT, Joliet, IL, Lakewood, CO, Las Vegas, NV, Lincoln, NE, North Las Vegas, NV, Ontario, CA, Pomona, CA, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, South Bend, IN, Thornton, CO, Victorville, CA, Waterbury, CT, West Covina, CA, Westminster, CO and Worcester, MA.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Boston, MA

Planning on renting a car to go from Boston, MA to Los Angeles, CA? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Boston, MA:

Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Weather in Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA

Boston, MA

Light rain on Saturday, with temperatures falling to 64°F on Saturday.

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2 170 degrees 5 186 degrees 8 323 degrees 8 331 degrees 4 15 degrees

Los Angeles, CA

No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 94°F on Friday.

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Clear day Clear day Clear day Partly cloudy day Clear day
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12% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 4% Rain probability 3% Rain probability
1 164 degrees 2 203 degrees 2 241 degrees 1 239 degrees 3 161 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 2,590.89 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi
Driving distance 2,992 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi

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