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

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC 4 minutes early.
18 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 37 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
87%
JetBlue
79%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Boston is 2 hours, 3 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 37 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Boston is 728 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Charlotte
2 hours, 19 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
2h 2m
JetBlue
2h 4m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

64

Distance

728 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
49
JetBlue
15

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from Boston by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to Boston by plane is 728 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Charlotte to Boston?

The flight time from Charlotte to Boston is 2 hours, 3 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 37 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 2 hours, 2 minutes, and JetBlue the slowest taking 2 hours, 4 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Boston?

JetBlue and American are the airlines with direct flights from Charlotte to Boston.

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Boston?

Southwest does not fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Boston (BOS). 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 Charlotte 4 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 18 minutes
In the Air 97 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Boston 12 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 Charlotte to Boston, American is 87% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 87% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 87% 8% 5%
JetBlue 79% 14% 7%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and Boston, 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)
American 17 98 6 122
JetBlue 20 97 6 124

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
8pm 0.91
2pm 0.26
9am 0.97
8am 0.1
0am 0.01
3pm 0.61
12pm 0.17
1pm 0.9
10pm 0.45
6pm 0.85
7am 0.47
7pm 0.28
10am 0.29
6am 0.17
11am 1.14
4pm 1
5pm 0.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Boston 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 395
February 383
March 406
April 232
May 151
June 137
July 214
August 223
September 195
October 217
November 400
December 385

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Boston 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 9.62
Tuesday 8.46
Wednesday 8.77
Thursday 9.46
Friday 9.88
Saturday 8.44
Sunday 9.56

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
American 1
JetBlue 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)
8pm 16 98 6 122
2pm 20 99 5 128
9am 19 97 6 124
8am 23 98 6 131
0am 13 91 7 109
3pm 21 97 7 125
12pm 15 97 5 122
1pm 17 98 6 121
10pm 16 95 7 118
6pm 18 98 6 122
7am 26 97 6 130
7pm 16 98 6 120
10am 19 96 6 123
6am 21 96 5 123
11am 17 98 5 121
4pm 17 99 6 122
5pm 17 102 5 129
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.