The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Boston is 3 hours, 34 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 2 minutes late.
17 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 7 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 1 minute early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Spirit
94%
American
75%
JetBlue
71%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Boston is 3 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 7 minutes.

The flight distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Boston is 1562 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Dallas Fort Worth
4 hours, 15 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
3h 33m
American
3h 34m
Spirit
3h 46m
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

59

Distance

1562 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246810

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
44
JetBlue
12
Spirit
2

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Dallas Fort Worth from Boston by plane?

The distance from Dallas Fort Worth to Boston by plane is 1562 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Dallas Fort Worth to Boston?

The flight time from Dallas Fort Worth to Boston is 3 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 7 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 3 hours, 33 minutes, and Spirit the slowest taking 3 hours, 46 minutes.

What airlines fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Boston?

Spirit, JetBlue, and American are the airlines with direct flights from Dallas Fort Worth to Boston.

Does Southwest fly from Dallas Fort Worth to Boston?

Southwest does not fly from Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) 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 Dallas Fort Worth 2 minutes late
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 187 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Boston 1 minute 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 Dallas Fort Worth to Boston, American is 75% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 75% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 94% 6% 0%
American 75% 23% 2%
JetBlue 71% 28% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Dallas Fort Worth 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 18 186 6 213
American 17 187 8 214
Spirit 20 195 7 226

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
12pm 0.87
9am 0.58
6am 0.19
10am 1.34
8pm 0.57
8am 0.19
4pm 0.55
2pm 0.44
5pm 0.15
5am 0
7pm 0.16
7am 1.02
11pm 0.02
3pm 0.28
6pm 1.67
11am 0.21
0am 0
1pm 0.03

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth 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 216
February 199
March 254
April 242
May 300
June 275
July 304
August 307
September 247
October 243
November 262
December 236

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Dallas Fort Worth 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 8.88
Tuesday 8.73
Wednesday 8.56
Thursday 9
Friday 9.06
Saturday 6.83
Sunday 8.27

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
Spirit 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)
12pm 18 187 9 216
9am 21 188 11 221
6am 16 183 9 208
10am 20 189 7 217
8pm 17 183 7 207
8am 15 182 7 206
4pm 17 189 8 215
2pm 16 188 9 214
5pm 17 191 9 220
5am 16 176 9 201
7pm 20 179 7 207
7am 17 191 8 218
11pm 16 174 7 198
3pm 14 182 8 203
6pm 17 187 6 212
11am 15 180 7 205
0am 16 162 9 187
1pm 14 174 10 201
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.