The flight time from Boston to Newark is 1 hour, 16 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 3 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
49 minutes in the air
10 minutes taxiing in
Arrives EWR Newark, NJ 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
82%
JetBlue
82%
Delta
65%
Spirit
63%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to Newark is 1 hour, 16 minutes. The time spent in the air is 49 minutes.

The flight distance from Boston to Newark is 200 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Newark to Boston
1 hour, 5 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
1h 14m
United
1h 15m
JetBlue
1h 17m
Delta
1h 26m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h1h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

51

Distance

200 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND0100200300

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
36
JetBlue
11
Spirit
2
Delta
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Boston from Newark by plane?

The distance from Boston to Newark by plane is 200 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 Newark?

The flight time from Boston to Newark is 1 hour, 16 minutes. The time spent in the air is 49 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 1 hour, 14 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 26 minutes.

What airlines fly from Boston to Newark?

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

Does Southwest fly from Boston to Newark?

Southwest does not fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR). 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 49 minutes
Taxiing In 10 minutes
Arrives Newark 10 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 Newark, Spirit is 63% reliable, which means that Spirit flights are on time 63% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
JetBlue 82% 16% 2%
United 82% 12% 6%
Delta 65% 13% 22%
Spirit 63% 23% 14%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Boston and Newark, 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)
Spirit 15 47 11 74
United 14 49 9 75
JetBlue 14 49 12 77
Delta 21 54 7 86

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
9pm 0.52
5am 0.11
7pm 0.55
11am 0.41
8am 0.4
4pm 0.44
5pm 0.58
1pm 0.29
9am 0.53
7am 1.04
3pm 0.18
2pm 0.27
6pm 0.16
8pm 0.22
10pm 0.01
12pm 0.53
6am 0.4
10am 0.35

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Newark 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 328
February 78
March 95
April 169
May 163
June 124
July 260
August 309
September 257
October 270
November 327
December 320

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Newark 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 8.25
Tuesday 7.25
Wednesday 7.38
Thursday 7.98
Friday 7.75
Saturday 5.87
Sunday 7.44

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
United 1
JetBlue 0
Spirit 0
Delta 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)
9pm 13 49 11 76
5am 14 51 14 86
7pm 14 50 13 80
11am 14 50 6 71
8am 15 49 11 76
4pm 12 47 7 69
5pm 14 48 13 80
1pm 15 51 10 83
9am 14 48 9 73
7am 14 48 11 76
3pm 13 50 8 77
2pm 14 51 12 80
6pm 17 52 14 89
8pm 14 48 9 73
10pm 15 46 10 71
12pm 14 51 7 73
6am 13 49 9 76
10am 14 50 9 76
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.