Distance from Boston, MA to San Francisco, CA

Distance

3,107 mi

Time

2 days 6 hours

Gas Cost

$222 - $432

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There are 2,692.79 miles from Boston to San Francisco in west direction and 3,107 miles (5,000.23 kilometers) by car, following the I-80 route.

Boston and San Francisco are 2 days 6 hours far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Boston, MA to San Francisco, CA. The halfway point is Beaver Crossing, NE.

Please note the time difference between Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA is 3 hours. The current time in Boston is 9:32 pm and the current time in San Francisco is 6:32 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 143.83 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 $359.59.

During the route, an average car will release 2,818.01 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA

If you want to meet halfway between Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 40.778527 and -97.343585, or 40º 46' 42.6972" N, 97º 20' 36.906" W. This location is 1,553.42 miles away from Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA and it would take approximately 1 day 3 hours to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Beaver Crossing, NE, situated 1529.39 miles from Boston, MA and 1584.84 miles from San Francisco, CA. It would take 1 day 4 hours to go from Boston to Beaver Crossing and 1 day 2 hours to go from San Francisco to Beaver Crossing.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Salt Lake City, UT, West Valley City, UT, Reno, NV, Roseville, CA, Sacramento, CA, Fairfield, CA, Berkeley, CA, Richmond, CA, Oakland, CA, Omaha, NE and Lincoln, NE.


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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Boston, MA

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From $18

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Weather in Boston and San Francisco

Boston

Rain on Tuesday and next Thursday, with temperatures peaking at 75°F on Monday.

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9 216 degrees 8 292 degrees 3 230 degrees 7 205 degrees 8 204 degrees

San Francisco

Rain today and tomorrow, with temperatures rising to 82°F on Tuesday.

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62% Rain probability 74% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
8 229 degrees 10 286 degrees 7 308 degrees 4 327 degrees 4 3 degrees

Distance conversions

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

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 2,692.79 mi 3.22 km 1.74 nautical mi
Driving distance 3,107 mi 4.83 km 2.61 nautical mi

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