The flight time from Boston to Fort Myers is 3 hours, 24 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 3 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 1 minute in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives RSW Fort Myers, FL 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
93%
Frontier
88%
Delta
86%
JetBlue
81%
Spirit
81%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to Fort Myers is 3 hours, 24 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 1 minute.

The flight distance from Boston to Fort Myers is 1249 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Fort Myers to Boston
3 hours

Flight Time By Airline ?

Frontier
3h 22m
JetBlue
3h 23m
United
3h 25m
Spirit
3h 25m
Delta
3h 30m
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

32

Distance

1249 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun012345

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

JetBlue
25
Spirit
2
Delta
2
Frontier
0
United
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Boston from Fort Myers by plane?

The distance from Boston to Fort Myers by plane is 1249 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 Fort Myers?

The flight time from Boston to Fort Myers is 3 hours, 24 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 1 minute. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Frontier being the fastest taking 3 hours, 22 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 3 hours, 30 minutes.

What airlines fly from Boston to Fort Myers?

Spirit, United, JetBlue, Delta, and Frontier are the airlines with direct flights from Boston to Fort Myers.

Does Southwest fly from Boston to Fort Myers?

Southwest does not fly from Boston (BOS) to Fort Myers (RSW). 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 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 181 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Fort Myers 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 Boston to Fort Myers, Delta is 86% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 93% 5% 2%
Frontier 88% 12% 0%
Delta 86% 12% 2%
JetBlue 81% 17% 2%
Spirit 81% 17% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Boston and Fort Myers, 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)
Frontier 17 178 7 202
JetBlue 14 180 5 203
United 13 185 4 205
Spirit 13 183 5 205
Delta 15 188 4 210

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 0.1
8am 0.38
4pm 0.27
10am 0.34
9am 0.48
7am 0.61
6am 0.08
1pm 0.25
12pm 0.07
5am 0.01
6pm 0.21
8pm 0.07
2pm 0.65
7pm 0.32
11am 0.35
3pm 0.38

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Fort Myers 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 168
February 215
March 215
April 249
May 189
June 82
July 67
August 66
September 96
October 110
November 99
December 142

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Fort Myers 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 4.9
Tuesday 4.13
Wednesday 4.23
Thursday 4.83
Friday 4.88
Saturday 4.73
Sunday 4.94

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
Spirit 0
Delta 0
Frontier 0
United 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 17 181 7 203
8am 14 180 6 203
4pm 14 176 7 205
10am 14 180 5 201
9am 15 177 5 200
7am 16 184 5 211
6am 15 185 7 213
1pm 14 182 4 199
12pm 14 183 5 211
5am 10 186 10 207
6pm 16 182 5 204
8pm 15 186 6 209
2pm 13 178 5 200
7pm 13 177 4 196
11am 14 182 4 203
3pm 15 186 4 208
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.