The flight time from Boston to Newark is 1 hour, 22 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 3 minutes early.
20 minutes taxiing out
51 minutes in the air
9 minutes taxiing in
Arrives EWR Newark, NJ 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
75%
Delta
68%
JetBlue
62%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to Newark is 1 hour, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 51 minutes.

The flight distance from Boston to Newark is 200 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Newark to Boston
1 hour, 9 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

United
1h 20m
JetBlue
1h 23m
Delta
1h 27m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

110

Distance

200 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun051015

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

United
68
JetBlue
35
Delta
7

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, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 51 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with United being the fastest taking 1 hour, 20 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 27 minutes.

What airlines fly from Boston to Newark?

JetBlue, Delta, 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 20 minutes
In the Air 51 minutes
Taxiing In 9 minutes
Arrives Newark 4 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, JetBlue is 62% reliable, which means that JetBlue flights are on time 62% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 75% 23% 2%
Delta 68% 29% 3%
JetBlue 62% 35% 3%

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)
United 19 51 8 80
JetBlue 20 52 9 83
Delta 24 53 8 87

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 0.2
5am 0
7pm 0.79
11am 1.97
8am 0.84
4pm 1.16
5pm 0.38
11pm 0.03
1pm 0.49
9am 1.16
7am 1.54
3pm 0.31
2pm 1.31
6pm 0.93
8pm 0.85
10pm 0.56
12pm 0.75
6am 1.36
10am 0.65

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 397
February 355
March 426
April 430
May 424
June 437
July 449
August 483
September 512
October 666
November 582
December 573

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 17.21
Tuesday 17.33
Wednesday 17.15
Thursday 16.94
Friday 16.92
Saturday 10.42
Sunday 14.29

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 1
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 19 51 10 79
5am 12 49 6 67
7pm 23 53 10 90
11am 17 51 7 77
8am 17 50 9 78
4pm 24 51 10 89
5pm 28 53 11 94
11pm 13 49 8 70
1pm 31 53 8 93
9am 16 50 8 75
7am 19 51 8 79
3pm 23 53 10 86
2pm 24 52 9 88
6pm 26 52 11 93
8pm 19 51 9 82
10pm 14 50 8 73
12pm 26 52 8 86
6am 19 51 8 80
10am 16 51 8 75
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.