The flight time from Miami to Boston is 3 hours, 10 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MIA Miami, FL 1 minute early.
17 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 45 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Miami to Boston is 3 hours, 10 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 45 minutes.

The flight distance from Miami to Boston is 1258 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Miami
3 hours, 21 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

3h 7m
3h 10m
3h 10m
3h 13m
3h 19m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



1258 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Miami from Boston by plane?

The distance from Miami to Boston by plane is 1258 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Miami to Boston?

The flight time from Miami to Boston is 3 hours, 10 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 45 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 3 hours, 7 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 3 hours, 19 minutes.

What airlines fly from Miami to Boston?

Delta, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, and American are the airlines with direct flights from Miami to Boston.

Does Southwest fly from Miami to Boston?

Southwest does not fly from Miami (MIA) 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 Miami 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 165 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Boston 5 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 Miami to Boston, Delta is 84% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 84% 15% 1%
Frontier 82% 14% 4%
American 81% 17% 2%
Spirit 79% 13% 8%
JetBlue 74% 25% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Miami 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
In the Air
Taxiing In
JetBlue 15 165 6 187
Delta 18 165 7 190
American 18 164 6 190
Spirit 17 165 7 193
Frontier 17 168 10 199

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
7pm 1.6
6pm 0.32
3pm 0.48
12pm 0.87
4pm 0.28
9pm 0.66
5pm 0.33
11am 1.36
6am 0.2
8pm 0.56
9am 0.11
8am 0.99
10am 0.07
1pm 1.32
2pm 0.27
7am 1.04

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami 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 368
February 180
March 328
April 373
May 399
June 348
July 344
August 318
September 246
October 287
November 328
December 366

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami 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 10.94
Tuesday 10.17
Wednesday 10.02
Thursday 11.27
Friday 10.96
Saturday 9.92
Sunday 11.42

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
Frontier 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
In the Air
Taxi In
7pm 19 164 6 190
6pm 16 163 6 187
3pm 15 167 6 189
12pm 18 164 6 191
4pm 14 166 7 189
9pm 20 159 6 185
5pm 15 165 6 186
11am 20 165 7 195
6am 15 163 7 186
8pm 16 163 6 186
9am 16 160 8 182
8am 17 164 7 188
10am 19 167 6 194
1pm 16 166 6 190
2pm 18 165 8 193
7am 16 166 6 190
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.