The flight time from Boston to Orlando is 3 hours, 2 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 4 minutes early.
14 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 38 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCO Orlando, FL 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

United
95%
Southwest
92%
Delta
91%
Frontier
89%
Spirit
88%
JetBlue
87%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to Orlando is 3 hours, 2 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 38 minutes.

The flight distance from Boston to Orlando is 1121 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Orlando to Boston
2 hours, 46 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
2h 59m
Delta
3h 1m
Spirit
3h 1m
JetBlue
3h 2m
Frontier
3h 7m
United
3h 8m
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

56

Distance

1121 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

JetBlue
26
Delta
12
Spirit
9
Frontier
4
United
2
Southwest
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, 2 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 38 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 59 minutes, and United the slowest taking 3 hours, 8 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 0 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 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 14 minutes
In the Air 158 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Orlando 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 Orlando, Delta is 91% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 91% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 95% 3% 2%
Southwest 92% 8% 0%
Delta 91% 8% 1%
Frontier 89% 10% 1%
Spirit 88% 11% 1%
JetBlue 87% 12% 1%

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)
Southwest 10 159 7 179
Delta 15 159 6 181
Spirit 13 156 9 181
JetBlue 14 158 8 182
Frontier 16 158 10 187
United 13 165 7 188

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 0.57
8am 1.06
4pm 0.8
8pm 0.21
1pm 0.45
2pm 0.43
7am 1
3pm 0.41
11am 1.07
10am 0.28
9am 0.46
5pm 0.29
6pm 0.24
12pm 0.27
6am 0.62

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 291
February 313
March 377
April 389
May 333
June 117
July 241
August 135
September 114
October 134
November 245
December 319

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 8.64
Tuesday 6.87
Wednesday 7.15
Thursday 8.21
Friday 8.75
Saturday 8.53
Sunday 8.6

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
United 0
Southwest 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 13 155 7 178
8am 14 160 8 184
4pm 14 161 7 184
8pm 13 153 6 175
1pm 14 159 9 184
2pm 12 160 9 183
7am 15 155 7 178
3pm 13 157 9 182
11am 14 158 7 181
10am 14 158 11 184
9am 14 163 7 189
5pm 12 157 7 181
6pm 14 160 8 184
12pm 15 159 8 185
6am 15 158 9 183
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.