The flight time from Boston to Miami is 3 hours, 19 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 3 minutes early.
16 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 53 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MIA Miami, FL 14 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
90%
American
88%
JetBlue
80%
Frontier
77%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to Miami is 3 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 53 minutes.

The flight distance from Boston to Miami is 1258 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Miami to Boston
3 hours, 9 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
3h 15m
JetBlue
3h 16m
American
3h 21m
Frontier
3h 25m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

54

Distance

1258 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
29
JetBlue
14
Delta
7
Frontier
2

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Boston from Miami by plane?

The distance from Boston to Miami by plane is 1258 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 Miami?

The flight time from Boston to Miami is 3 hours, 19 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 53 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 3 hours, 15 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 3 hours, 25 minutes.

What airlines fly from Boston to Miami?

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

Does Southwest fly from Boston to Miami?

Southwest does not fly from Boston (BOS) to Miami (MIA). 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 16 minutes
In the Air 173 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Miami 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 Miami, Frontier is 77% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 77% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 90% 10% 0%
American 88% 11% 1%
JetBlue 80% 19% 1%
Frontier 77% 19% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Boston and Miami, 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)
Delta 15 171 5 195
JetBlue 14 172 6 196
American 17 174 7 201
Frontier 17 176 8 205

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 1.25
8pm 0.17
8am 0.62
7pm 0.35
6am 0.95
11am 0.33
5pm 0.08
9am 0.4
7am 1.02
5am 0.18
4pm 0.88
1pm 0.7
12pm 0.17
10am 0.03
2pm 0.24
6pm 0.48

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Miami 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 111
February 181
March 328
April 370
May 396
June 340
July 342
August 316
September 246
October 49
November 93
December 110

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Miami 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 8.06
Tuesday 7.09
Wednesday 7.23
Thursday 8.4
Friday 8.08
Saturday 7.42
Sunday 8.11

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
American 1
JetBlue 0
Delta 0
Frontier 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)
3pm 15 173 7 197
8pm 15 172 7 194
8am 15 174 7 198
7pm 14 170 8 194
6am 18 174 6 199
11am 15 173 7 198
5pm 13 172 8 197
9am 15 171 5 194
7am 17 172 8 201
5am 16 171 6 195
4pm 17 176 8 206
1pm 16 170 7 196
12pm 14 175 6 198
10am 20 174 9 204
2pm 16 183 6 207
6pm 17 170 9 200
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.