The flight time from Albany to Newark is 1 hour, 7 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves ALB Albany, NY 4 minutes early.
19 minutes taxiing out
35 minutes in the air
10 minutes taxiing in
Arrives EWR Newark, NJ 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Albany to Newark is 1 hour, 7 minutes. The time spent in the air is 35 minutes.

The flight distance from Albany to Newark is 143 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Newark to Albany
1 hour, 5 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 7m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



143 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Albany from Newark by plane?

The distance from Albany to Newark by plane is 143 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Albany to Newark?

The flight time from Albany to Newark is 1 hour, 7 minutes. The time spent in the air is 35 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Albany to Newark?

United is the only airline with direct flights from Albany to Newark.

Does Southwest fly from Albany to Newark?

Southwest does not fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Albany 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 19 minutes
In the Air 35 minutes
Taxiing In 10 minutes
Arrives Newark 8 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Albany to Newark, United is 73% reliable, which means that United flights are on time 73% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 73% 23% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Albany and Newark, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
United 19 35 10 67

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
5pm 0.2
4pm 0.19
8am 0.48
6pm 0.29
9am 0.58
6am 0.86
7am 0.73
3pm 0.17
11am 0.36
10am 0.6

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Albany to Newark that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 125
February 123
March 148
April 146
May 150
June 144
July 150
August 149
September 145
October 151
November 140
December 122

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Albany to Newark that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 4.81
Tuesday 4.88
Wednesday 4.83
Thursday 4.77
Friday 4.79
Saturday 3.69
Sunday 4.79

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
United 1

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
5pm 19 36 11 68
4pm 23 36 12 73
8am 19 35 10 66
6pm 19 35 10 71
9am 17 34 10 63
6am 19 35 10 65
7am 22 36 12 74
3pm 22 33 12 74
11am 18 35 8 62
10am 16 36 9 64
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.