The driving distance from Hartford, Connecticut to Boston, Massachusetts is:

102 miles / 164 km

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Driving distance from Hartford, CT to Boston, MA

The total driving distance from Hartford, CT to Boston, MA is 102 miles or 164 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Hartford, Connecticut. It ends in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston has over 150,000 students in 35 of its colleges, community colleges and universities. It is known as the American College Town but it is also catered for families traveling with children.

Some of the top kid-friendly museums in Boston include – Boston Fire Museum, Boston Children’s Museum, Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Harvard Museum of Natural History, Museum of Science and MIT Museum. 

Boston’s Children’s Museum is one of the world’s most influential children’s museums. Founded in 1913, it is the second oldest with over 50,000 exhibits. This hands-on museum is designed for kids and families to play together and encourage children’s creativity, curiosity and imagination. You’ll also find collections of Americana, Natural History, Global Culture, Native American, Dolls and Dollhouses, and Japanese artifacts. Find out more at

The Boston Fire Museum has fire alarm displays and artifacts, photo displays, firefighting equipment, antique fire apparatus and more. The museum is located in an 1891 firehouse. Inside you’ll find an 1808’s hand-operated Ephraim Thayer pumper, a horse-drawn Amoskeag steam pumper and an 1860’s hand-drawn American LaFrance Ladder Truck. More info at

Hartford, Connecticut

City: Hartford
State: Connecticut
Country: United States
Category: cities

Boston, Massachusetts

City: Boston
State: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Category: cities

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