The flight time from Austin to Boston is 3 hours, 43 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves AUS Austin, TX on time.
12 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 23 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
92%
Southwest
86%
JetBlue
68%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Austin to Boston is 3 hours, 43 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 23 minutes.

The flight distance from Austin to Boston is 1698 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Austin
4 hours, 21 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
3h 42m
JetBlue
3h 42m
Delta
3h 47m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

21

Distance

1698 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun01234

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

JetBlue
8
Southwest
6
Delta
5

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Austin from Boston by plane?

The distance from Austin to Boston by plane is 1698 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Austin to Boston?

The flight time from Austin to Boston is 3 hours, 43 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 23 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 3 hours, 42 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 3 hours, 47 minutes.

What airlines fly from Austin to Boston?

Southwest, JetBlue, and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Austin to Boston.

Does Southwest fly from Austin to Boston?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Austin (AUS) to Boston (BOS). On average, they have 6 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 Austin on time
Taxi Out Time 12 minutes
In the Air 203 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Boston 7 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 Austin to Boston, Southwest is 86% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 92% 7% 1%
Southwest 86% 13% 1%
JetBlue 68% 31% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Austin and Boston, 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 10 203 7 222
JetBlue 13 202 6 222
Delta 14 204 8 227

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 0.17
10am 0.03
7am 0
5am 0
6pm 0.31
3pm 0.27
4pm 0.01
11am 0.03
9am 0.1
6am 0.81
12pm 0.16
1pm 0.05
8pm 0.19
2pm 0.02
8am 0.2
7pm 0.63

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Austin to Boston 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 80
February 72
March 82
April 85
May 88
June 80
July 85
August 88
September 105
October 118
November 110
December 107

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Austin to Boston 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 3.27
Tuesday 3.23
Wednesday 3.29
Thursday 3.29
Friday 3.31
Saturday 2.62
Sunday 2.15

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
JetBlue 0
Southwest 0
Delta 0

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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
5pm 10 200 6 218
10am 16 200 8 225
7am 13 186 8 207
5am 12 191 15 218
6pm 12 202 6 221
3pm 13 202 7 223
4pm 9 193 5 215
11am 10 206 5 223
9am 10 197 6 219
6am 14 204 8 227
12pm 10 198 6 215
1pm 10 208 11 225
8pm 12 193 5 211
2pm 9 216 7 233
8am 9 209 9 229
7pm 13 205 6 225
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.