The flight time from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach is 3 hours, 8 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BOS Boston, MA 1 minute early.
15 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 47 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives PBI West Palm Beach Palm Beach, FL 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
86%
JetBlue
78%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach is 3 hours, 8 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 47 minutes.

The flight distance from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach is 1197 Miles.

Reverse Journey

West Palm Beach Palm Beach to Boston
2 hours, 57 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
3h 7m
Delta
3h 26m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

22

Distance

1197 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun01234

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

JetBlue
21
Delta
0

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Boston from West Palm Beach Palm Beach by plane?

The distance from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach by plane is 1197 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 West Palm Beach Palm Beach?

The flight time from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach is 3 hours, 8 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 47 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 3 hours, 7 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 3 hours, 26 minutes.

What airlines fly from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach?

Delta and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach.

Does Southwest fly from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach?

Southwest does not fly from Boston (BOS) to West Palm Beach Palm Beach (PBI). 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 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 167 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives West Palm Beach Palm Beach 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 West Palm Beach Palm Beach, JetBlue is 78% reliable, which means that JetBlue flights are on time 78% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 86% 7% 7%
JetBlue 78% 20% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Boston and West Palm Beach Palm Beach, 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)
JetBlue 15 167 4 187
Delta 21 178 4 206

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
1pm 0.02
10am 0.06
9am 0.03
11am 0.27
5pm 0.46
8am 0.16
7am 0.82
9pm 0
2pm 0.09
3pm 0.5
4pm 0.1
6pm 0.07
7pm 0.41
8pm 0.05
12pm 0

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach 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 157
February 85
March 119
April 136
May 68
June 65
July 72
August 71
September 74
October 86
November 80
December 134

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Boston to West Palm Beach Palm Beach 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 3.54
Tuesday 2.77
Wednesday 2.75
Thursday 3.37
Friday 3.48
Saturday 2.58
Sunday 3.58

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 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)
1pm 13 176 4 193
10am 15 170 4 196
9am 19 175 5 202
11am 15 172 4 191
5pm 15 165 4 187
8am 17 173 4 199
7am 15 164 4 185
9pm 14 193 4 211
2pm 18 175 5 194
3pm 14 162 4 182
4pm 17 174 6 197
6pm 16 165 4 187
7pm 14 165 4 186
8pm 15 172 5 189
12pm 14 175 12 201
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.