The flight time from Miami to Boston is 3 hours, 9 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MIA Miami, FL 2 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 45 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
86%
Frontier
86%
American
84%
JetBlue
71%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Miami to Boston is 3 hours, 9 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, 19 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
3h 8m
American
3h 9m
Delta
3h 10m
Frontier
3h 17m
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

54

Distance

1258 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
29
JetBlue
14
Delta
7
Frontier
2

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, 9 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, 8 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 3 hours, 17 minutes.

What airlines fly from Miami to Boston?

Delta, JetBlue, Frontier, 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 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 165 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Boston 7 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, Frontier is 86% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Frontier 86% 11% 3%
Delta 86% 13% 1%
American 84% 15% 1%
JetBlue 71% 28% 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
JetBlue 15 166 6 188
American 18 164 6 189
Delta 17 166 7 190
Frontier 16 169 9 197

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 1.25
6pm 0.26
3pm 0.45
12pm 0.68
4pm 0.22
9pm 0.63
5pm 0.18
11am 0.89
6am 0.03
8pm 0.61
9am 0.27
8am 0.67
10am 0.06
1pm 0.82
2pm 0.12
7am 0.72

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 111
February 180
March 328
April 373
May 399
June 348
July 344
August 318
September 246
October 49
November 94
December 110

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 8.15
Tuesday 7.11
Wednesday 7.26
Thursday 8.38
Friday 8.13
Saturday 7.25
Sunday 8.43

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

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)
7pm 18 164 6 189
6pm 16 163 5 184
3pm 15 167 6 189
12pm 16 165 5 189
4pm 14 165 7 188
9pm 20 159 6 185
5pm 15 167 5 188
11am 19 166 7 194
6am 15 168 10 196
8pm 17 163 6 186
9am 15 162 6 185
8am 16 167 6 189
10am 19 169 6 194
1pm 16 167 6 191
2pm 19 168 7 196
7am 16 167 6 190
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.