The flight time from Austin to Fort Lauderdale is 2 hours, 34 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves AUS Austin, TX 1 minute early.
11 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 14 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives FLL Fort Lauderdale, FL 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
90%
Spirit
86%
JetBlue
81%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Austin to Fort Lauderdale is 2 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 14 minutes.

The flight distance from Austin to Fort Lauderdale is 1105 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Fort Lauderdale to Austin
2 hours, 58 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
2h 34m
JetBlue
2h 34m
Spirit
2h 35m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h2h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

21

Distance

1105 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun01234

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
9
JetBlue
6
Spirit
5

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Austin from Fort Lauderdale by plane?

The distance from Austin to Fort Lauderdale by plane is 1105 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 Fort Lauderdale?

The flight time from Austin to Fort Lauderdale is 2 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 14 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 34 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 2 hours, 35 minutes.

What airlines fly from Austin to Fort Lauderdale?

Southwest, Spirit, and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from Austin to Fort Lauderdale.

Does Southwest fly from Austin to Fort Lauderdale?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Austin (AUS) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL). On average, they have 9 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 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 11 minutes
In the Air 134 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Fort Lauderdale 10 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 Fort Lauderdale, Southwest is 90% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 90% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 90% 9% 1%
Spirit 86% 12% 2%
JetBlue 81% 18% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Austin and Fort Lauderdale, 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 10 135 7 154
JetBlue 12 135 6 154
Spirit 12 133 7 155

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
6am 0.04
7pm 0.46
9am 0.18
4pm 0.04
8am 0.21
10am 0.37
3pm 0.15
6pm 0.22
5pm 0.26
2pm 0.05
7am 0.17
11am 0.72
12pm 0.22

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Austin to Fort Lauderdale 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 64
February 74
March 115
April 99
May 96
June 114
July 122
August 100
September 90
October 83
November 88
December 95

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Austin to Fort Lauderdale 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 3.12
Tuesday 2.96
Wednesday 2.87
Thursday 3.1
Friday 3.13
Saturday 3.6
Sunday 3.15

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
Southwest 0
JetBlue 0
Spirit 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)
6am 11 137 8 154
7pm 10 139 7 158
9am 9 139 7 156
4pm 9 140 7 159
8am 10 141 8 160
10am 11 140 6 160
3pm 10 145 9 164
6pm 12 129 7 150
5pm 12 130 8 151
2pm 9 131 5 148
7am 11 132 8 151
11am 13 132 6 152
12pm 10 130 5 147
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.