The flight time from Boston to Cincinnati is 2 hours, 19 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 5 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 55 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives CVG Cincinnati, OH 14 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to Cincinnati is 2 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 55 minutes.

The flight distance from Boston to Cincinnati is 752 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Cincinnati to Boston
2 hours

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 16m
2h 28m
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 ?


Flights Per Week



752 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Boston from Cincinnati by plane?

The distance from Boston to Cincinnati by plane is 752 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 Cincinnati?

The flight time from Boston to Cincinnati is 2 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 55 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 2 hours, 16 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 28 minutes.

What airlines fly from Boston to Cincinnati?

Delta and American are the airlines with direct flights from Boston to Cincinnati.

Does Southwest fly from Boston to Cincinnati?

Southwest does not fly from Boston (BOS) to Cincinnati (CVG). 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 5 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 115 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Cincinnati 14 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 Cincinnati, American is 91% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 91% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 91% 6% 3%
Delta 89% 9% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Boston and Cincinnati, 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
Delta 17 112 5 136
American 16 123 7 148

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
3pm 0.17
9am 0.01
11am 0.18
5pm 0.3
2pm 0.01
10am 0.15
6am 0.34
1pm 0.25
6pm 0.07
7am 0.3
4pm 0.01
8am 0.09
8pm 0.24
12pm 0.2
7pm 0.12

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Cincinnati 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 159
February 14
March 17
April 18
May 46
June 60
July 62
August 74
September 80
October 87
November 156
December 131

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Cincinnati 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 2.81
Tuesday 2.5
Wednesday 2.5
Thursday 2.67
Friday 2.69
Saturday 1.71
Sunday 2.5

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
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
3pm 16 111 4 131
9am 22 119 6 152
11am 17 109 5 138
5pm 18 118 6 144
2pm 23 125 8 157
10am 17 109 5 133
6am 16 115 5 138
1pm 16 118 5 140
6pm 18 109 5 132
7am 18 118 5 143
4pm 18 122 4 145
8am 17 112 5 135
8pm 16 115 5 138
12pm 16 119 7 146
7pm 16 115 5 134
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.