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

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC 3 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 39 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
92%
American
87%
JetBlue
82%
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, 39 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Boston is 728 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Charlotte
2 hours, 18 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
2h 2m
American
2h 3m
Delta
2h 10m
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

69

Distance

728 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
55
JetBlue
9
Delta
5

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, 39 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 2 hours, 2 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 2 hours, 10 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Boston?

JetBlue, Delta, 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 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 99 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Boston 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 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
Delta 92% 6% 2%
American 87% 11% 2%
JetBlue 82% 15% 3%

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)
JetBlue 17 99 5 122
American 17 98 6 123
Delta 21 99 9 130

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 0.97
2pm 0.02
9am 0.88
8am 0.32
0am 0.01
3pm 0.93
12pm 0.64
1pm 0.54
10pm 0.74
6pm 1.16
7am 0.58
7pm 0.09
10am 0.09
6am 0.2
11am 1.14
4pm 0.59
9pm 0.01
5pm 0.8

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 375
February 164
March 232
April 243
May 255
June 292
July 327
August 326
September 297
October 380
November 380
December 356

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 10.65
Tuesday 9.31
Wednesday 9.77
Thursday 10.67
Friday 10.44
Saturday 8.79
Sunday 10.12

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
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)
8pm 17 98 5 121
2pm 25 99 8 136
9am 22 98 6 128
8am 17 99 6 123
0am 15 91 3 110
3pm 15 100 7 123
12pm 15 98 6 120
1pm 16 99 6 123
10pm 14 95 6 116
6pm 20 99 6 126
7am 16 98 7 122
7pm 20 99 7 128
10am 13 99 7 122
6am 18 101 10 130
11am 18 98 6 124
4pm 20 100 6 126
9pm 11 103 5 119
5pm 19 100 6 125
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.