The flight time from Columbus to Boston is 1 hour, 51 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CMH Columbus, OH 3 minutes early.
11 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 28 minutes in the air
9 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
84%
Delta
83%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Columbus to Boston is 1 hour, 51 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 28 minutes.

The flight distance from Columbus to Boston is 640 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Columbus
2 hours, 7 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 43m
Delta
1h 55m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

27

Distance

640 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

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Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
17
Southwest
9

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Columbus from Boston by plane?

The distance from Columbus to Boston by plane is 640 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Columbus to Boston?

The flight time from Columbus to Boston is 1 hour, 51 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 28 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 43 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 55 minutes.

What airlines fly from Columbus to Boston?

Delta and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Columbus to Boston.

Does Southwest fly from Columbus to Boston?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Columbus (CMH) to Boston (BOS). On average, they have 9 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 Columbus 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 11 minutes
In the Air 88 minutes
Taxiing In 9 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 Columbus to Boston, Southwest is 84% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 84% 14% 2%
Delta 83% 15% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Columbus 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)
Southwest 9 86 6 103
Delta 11 90 11 115

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 0.01
2pm 0.17
12pm 0.26
9am 0
9pm 0.12
7am 0.33
10am 0.04
5pm 0.79
10pm 0
3pm 0.07
7pm 0.24
8pm 0.17
5am 0.1
6am 0.82
4pm 0.05
8am 0.15
11am 0.53

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Columbus 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 103
February 90
March 103
April 124
May 137
June 132
July 131
August 139
September 102
October 136
November 115
December 124

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Columbus 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 4.5
Tuesday 4.52
Wednesday 4.54
Thursday 4.42
Friday 4.42
Saturday 1.98
Sunday 3.23

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
Delta 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)
1pm 8 87 5 100
2pm 11 88 8 108
12pm 11 89 8 110
9am 8 88 14 110
9pm 9 87 6 103
7am 9 87 6 104
10am 9 86 6 101
5pm 11 89 13 117
10pm 8 91 5 104
3pm 9 88 8 106
7pm 8 84 6 101
8pm 9 84 6 100
5am 10 83 4 103
6am 11 90 11 114
4pm 9 87 6 102
8am 11 89 9 111
11am 11 89 11 114
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.