The flight time from Boston to Miami is 3 hours, 21 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 2 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 54 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MIA Miami, FL 11 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
88%
American
85%
Spirit
81%
JetBlue
80%
Frontier
70%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to Miami is 3 hours, 21 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 54 minutes.

The flight distance from Boston to Miami is 1258 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Miami to Boston
3 hours, 10 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
3h 17m
JetBlue
3h 18m
American
3h 24m
Frontier
3h 28m
Spirit
3h 29m
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

74

Distance

1258 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
38
JetBlue
19
Delta
12
Frontier
3
Spirit
1

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, 21 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 54 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 3 hours, 17 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 3 hours, 29 minutes.

What airlines fly from Boston to Miami?

Spirit, 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 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 174 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Miami 11 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, Delta is 88% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 88% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 88% 11% 1%
American 85% 13% 2%
Spirit 81% 12% 7%
JetBlue 80% 19% 1%
Frontier 70% 25% 5%

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 16 173 6 197
JetBlue 15 173 6 198
American 18 174 8 204
Frontier 18 176 9 208
Spirit 15 179 11 209

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 1.49
8pm 0.22
8am 1.04
7pm 0.62
6am 0.9
11am 0.58
5pm 0.18
9am 0.64
7am 1.38
5am 0.24
4pm 0.96
1pm 0.79
12pm 0.33
10am 0.21
2pm 0.21
6pm 0.65

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 368
February 181
March 328
April 370
May 396
June 340
July 342
August 316
September 246
October 288
November 329
December 364

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 10.88
Tuesday 10.15
Wednesday 9.96
Thursday 11.23
Friday 10.92
Saturday 10.19
Sunday 11.04

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
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)
3pm 15 173 7 198
8pm 15 173 7 195
8am 16 176 8 203
7pm 15 171 7 197
6am 19 172 7 199
11am 17 177 8 205
5pm 17 173 9 207
9am 17 174 6 200
7am 18 173 8 205
5am 17 173 7 199
4pm 18 177 10 210
1pm 17 170 7 196
12pm 16 174 6 199
10am 18 179 7 206
2pm 15 178 6 202
6pm 19 173 9 205
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.