How far is South Boston, MA from Cambridge, MA?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between South Boston and Cambridge is 4.06 miles (6.54 km).

Flight distance from South Boston, MA to Cambridge, MA is 4.06 miles. Estimated flight time is .

Driving distance

The driving distance from South Boston, Massachusetts to Cambridge, Massachusetts is: 5.71 miles (9.2 km) by car.

Driving from South Boston to Cambridge will take approximately 00 hours 20 minutes.

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#1 South Boston

Town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States

Population 571281
GPS Coordinates 42°20'0"N 71°2'58"W
Latitude 42.3334300
Longitude -71.0494900
Altitude 14
Country United States
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#2 Cambridge

The most populous city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. It is located on the Charles River in eastern Massachusetts. Cambridge is known for its many colleges and universities, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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

Estimated Travel Time Between South Boston and Cambridge

The distance between South Boston and Cambridge is 9 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 06 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 South Boston and Cambridge. The current time is 22:13:16.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 11 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 08 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 06 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 05 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 04 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 04 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 04 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 0.76 liters (0.2 gallon) of gas to cover the route between South Boston and Cambridge.
The estimated cost of gas to go from South Boston to Cambridge is $0.72 (diesel $0.9).

Massachusetts gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.59 $4.16 $4.5 $4.49
Total $0.72 $0.84 $0.91 $0.9

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 (in Massachusetts ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.591 (Diesel $4.488) /gallon. Last changed prices on April 21, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between South Boston and Cambridge (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 Lowell, MA to South Boston 32.56 miles (52 km)

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Driving distance from Lynn, MA to South Boston 12.64 miles (20 km)

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Driving distance from New Bedford, MA to South Boston 56.89 miles (92 km)

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Driving distance from Newton, MA to South Boston 11.2 miles (18 km)

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Driving distance from Quincy, MA to South Boston 8.48 miles (14 km)

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