How far is Cambridge from Boston?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Cambridge and Boston is 2.61 miles (4.2 km).

Flight distance from Cambridge, MA to Boston, MA is 2.61 miles. Estimated flight time is .

Driving distance

The driving distance from Cambridge, Massachusetts to Boston, Massachusetts is: 2.88 miles (4.63 km) by car.

Driving from Cambridge to Boston will take approximately 00 hours 14 minutes.

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#1 Cambridge

City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

Population 119192
GPS Coordinates 42°22'30"N 71°6'20"W
Latitude 42.3751000
Longitude -71.1056100
Altitude 5
Country United States
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#2 Boston

City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States

Population 691531
GPS Coordinates 42°21'30"N 71°3'35"W
Latitude 42.3584300
Longitude -71.0597700
Altitude 14
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Cambridge and Boston

The distance between Cambridge and Boston is 5 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 03 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Cambridge and Boston. The current time is 19:53:37.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 05 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 04 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 03 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 02 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 02 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 02 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 02 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 0.38 liters (0.1 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Cambridge and Boston.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Cambridge to Boston is $0.34 (diesel $0.37).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.322 (Diesel $3.671) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 19, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Cambridge and Boston (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Brockton, MA to Cambridge 29.34 miles (47 km)

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Driving distance from Fall River, MA to Cambridge 56.33 miles (91 km)

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Driving distance from Framingham, MA to Cambridge 19.59 miles (32 km)

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Driving distance from Haverhill, MA to Cambridge 34.67 miles (56 km)

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Driving distance from Lawrence, MA to Cambridge 28.87 miles (46 km)

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Driving distance from Lowell, MA to Cambridge 27.41 miles (44 km)

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Driving distance from City of Lowell, MA to Cambridge 28.06 miles (45 km)

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Driving distance from Lynn, MA to Cambridge 13.32 miles (21 km)

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Driving distance from Malden, MA to Cambridge 5.62 miles (9 km)

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Driving distance from Medford, MA to Cambridge 4.64 miles (7 km)

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Driving distance from New Bedford, MA to Cambridge 63.51 miles (102 km)

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