Distance from Boston, MA to Washington, DC

Distance

437 mi

Time

8 hours 42 mins

Gas Cost

$32 - $62

Loading Boston - Washington Route Map

Report an error

There are 393.75 miles from Boston to Washington in southwest direction and 437 miles (703.28 kilometers) by car, following the I-90 route.

Boston and Washington are 8 hours 42 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Boston, MA to Washington, DC. The halfway point is Jersey City, NJ.

Boston, MA and Washington, DC are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 11:03 am.

Any questions or tips to share?

Share with fellow travellers any question or tips about the route from Boston, MA to Washington, DC:



Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 20.23 gallons of gas to cover the route between Boston, MA and Washington, DC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Boston to Washington is $51.78.

During the route, an average car will release 396.27 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Boston, MA and Washington, DC

If you want to meet halfway between Boston, MA and Washington, DC or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 40.739830 and -74.114403, or 40º 44' 23.388" N, 74º 6' 51.8508" W. This location is 218.44 miles away from Boston, MA and Washington, DC and it would take approximately 4 hours 21 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Jersey City, NJ, situated 219.3 miles from Boston, MA and 221.99 miles from Washington, DC. It would take 4 hours 22 mins to go from Boston to Jersey City and 4 hours 28 mins to go from Washington to Jersey City.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Boston, MA and Washington, DC is Brooklyn, NY, situated 214.58 miles from Boston, MA and 230.59 miles from Washington, DC. It would take 4 hours 21 mins to go from Boston to and 4 hours 44 mins to go from Washington to Brooklyn.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Baltimore, MD,Columbia, MD, and Arlington, VA.

Best Hotels In or Near Washington, DC

Do you have where to stay when you arrive to Washington, DC? Check out our hotel recommendations:


Lowest Price Rental Cars in Boston, MA

Planning on renting a car to go from Boston, MA to Washington, DC? 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


Compare rental car prices in Boston »

Weather in Boston and Washington

Boston

Rain today and Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 39°F on Thursday.

Sun
Nov 19
Mon
Nov 20
Tue
Nov 21
Wed
Nov 22
Thu
Nov 23
Rain Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Partly cloudy day
60° 36° 40° 33° 54° 35° 50° 35° 39° 30°
93% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 51% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
10 247 degrees 13 271 degrees 12 217 degrees 6 287 degrees 6 312 degrees

Washington

Light rain today and Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 46°F next Sunday.

Sun
Nov 19
Mon
Nov 20
Tue
Nov 21
Wed
Nov 22
Thu
Nov 23
Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
61° 41° 51° 35° 57° 37° 52° 38° 47° 32°
65% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 39% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
10 288 degrees 7 263 degrees 10 205 degrees 7 329 degrees 3 353 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Boston, MA and Washington, DC in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 393.75 mi 633.68 km 342.16 nautical mi
Driving distance 437 mi 703.28 km 379.74 nautical mi

Road Trip Tips


Please type your origin and destination and pick one of the options.

Origin and destination have to be different.

Distance between and