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

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 1 minute early.
15 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 37 minutes in the air
9 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCO Orlando, FL 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
98%
Delta
87%
Spirit
78%
Southwest
78%
JetBlue
76%
Frontier
70%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to Orlando is 3 hours, 3 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 37 minutes.

The flight distance from Boston to Orlando is 1121 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Orlando to Boston
2 hours, 49 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
3h 1m
Southwest
3h 1m
JetBlue
3h 3m
Spirit
3h 4m
United
3h 11m
Frontier
3h 13m
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

76

Distance

1121 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

JetBlue
34
Delta
19
Spirit
13
Frontier
6
Southwest
1
United
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Boston from Orlando by plane?

The distance from Boston to Orlando by plane is 1121 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 Orlando?

The flight time from Boston to Orlando is 3 hours, 3 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 37 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 3 hours, 1 minute, and Frontier the slowest taking 3 hours, 13 minutes.

What airlines fly from Boston to Orlando?

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

Does Southwest fly from Boston to Orlando?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Boston (BOS) to Orlando (MCO). On average, they have 1 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 157 minutes
Taxiing In 9 minutes
Arrives Orlando 6 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 Orlando, Delta is 87% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 98% 2% 0%
Delta 87% 12% 1%
Spirit 78% 18% 4%
Southwest 78% 17% 5%
JetBlue 76% 22% 2%
Frontier 70% 28% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Boston and Orlando, 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 16 157 7 181
Southwest 11 158 7 181
JetBlue 14 158 10 183
Spirit 14 156 11 184
United 14 168 9 191
Frontier 17 158 14 193

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
7pm 1.22
8am 0.8
4pm 0.43
8pm 0.39
1pm 0.71
2pm 0.08
9pm 0.01
5am 0
7am 1.77
3pm 1.16
11am 0.85
10am 0.45
9am 0.72
5pm 0.36
6pm 0.37
12pm 0.74
6am 0.53

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Orlando 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 348
February 313
March 377
April 389
May 333
June 320
July 313
August 318
September 302
October 326
November 287
December 335

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to Orlando 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 11.19
Tuesday 9.96
Wednesday 10.02
Thursday 11.13
Friday 11.15
Saturday 11.94
Sunday 10.77

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 1
Delta 0
Spirit 0
Frontier 0
Southwest 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)
7pm 14 155 7 178
8am 15 159 10 188
4pm 14 164 9 190
8pm 14 154 8 178
1pm 15 156 8 182
2pm 15 165 11 195
9pm 12 158 7 195
5am 13 141 10 164
7am 16 155 8 181
3pm 15 157 9 184
11am 14 159 8 183
10am 15 160 12 190
9am 15 156 12 187
5pm 16 157 7 183
6pm 15 156 11 185
12pm 15 158 10 183
6am 16 161 10 188
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.