The flight time from Boston to Austin is 4 hours, 19 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 4 minutes early.
16 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 53 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives AUS Austin, TX 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to Austin is 4 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 53 minutes.

The flight distance from Boston to Austin is 1698 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Austin to Boston
3 hours, 47 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

4h 15m
4h 18m
4h 23m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



1698 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Boston from Austin by plane?

The distance from Boston to Austin 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 Boston to Austin?

The flight time from Boston to Austin is 4 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 53 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 4 hours, 15 minutes, and American the slowest taking 4 hours, 23 minutes.

What airlines fly from Boston to Austin?

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

Does Southwest fly from Boston to Austin?

Southwest does not fly from Boston (BOS) to Austin (AUS). 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 Boston 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 233 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Austin 12 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 Boston to Austin, American is 85% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 85% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 91% 8% 1%
JetBlue 86% 13% 1%
American 85% 13% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Boston and Austin, 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
JetBlue 15 231 6 255
Delta 17 232 7 258
American 17 236 6 263

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
7pm 0.09
1pm 0.26
12pm 0.43
6am 0.09
2pm 0.17
4pm 0.01
9am 0.16
6pm 0.27
8pm 0.13
10am 0.14
5pm 0.01
7am 1.17
8am 0.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Austin 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 108
February 16
March 52
April 59
May 61
June 82
July 87
August 99
September 118
October 141
November 138
December 130

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Austin 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 3.37
Tuesday 2.77
Wednesday 2.77
Thursday 3.29
Friday 3.31
Saturday 2.29
Sunday 3.19

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
Delta 0
JetBlue 0
American 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
In the Air
Taxi In
7pm 21 242 7 269
1pm 16 239 6 268
12pm 16 231 6 255
6am 15 217 7 240
2pm 16 244 6 267
4pm 16 253 5 273
9am 15 248 7 273
6pm 19 243 6 273
8pm 16 226 8 251
10am 13 243 6 268
5pm 18 239 10 267
7am 16 227 6 252
8am 23 252 7 282
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.