The flight time from Miami to Boston is 3 hours, 11 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
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
95%
Frontier
86%
American
80%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Miami to Boston is 3 hours, 11 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, 27 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Delta
3h 6m
American
3h 11m
Frontier
3h 19m
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)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

43

Distance

1258 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150200

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
42
Delta
0
Frontier
0

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, 11 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 45 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 3 hours, 6 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 3 hours, 19 minutes.

What airlines fly from Miami to Boston?

Delta, 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 8 minutes
Arrives Boston 4 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
Delta 95% 5% 0%
Frontier 86% 14% 0%
American 80% 19% 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)
Delta 17 162 7 186
American 17 165 8 191
Frontier 17 167 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 0.42
6pm 0.56
3pm 0.2
12pm 0.65
4pm 0.14
9pm 0.95
5pm 0.33
11am 0.36
6am 0.66
8pm 0.29
9am 0.2
10pm 0.01
8am 0.58
1pm 0.65
2pm 0.04
7am 0.04

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 209
February 192
March 206
April 195
May 180
June 188
July 183
August 184
September 149
October 151
November 167
December 242

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 6.4
Tuesday 6.04
Wednesday 5.87
Thursday 6.29
Friday 6.37
Saturday 5.88
Sunday 6.35

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
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 20 164 6 192
6pm 17 166 7 191
3pm 16 168 10 198
12pm 15 164 7 187
4pm 17 168 10 196
9pm 17 161 7 187
5pm 21 164 7 195
11am 14 166 9 191
6am 18 166 9 194
8pm 16 165 7 191
9am 17 166 9 194
10pm 17 158 8 182
8am 18 164 9 191
1pm 15 165 8 191
2pm 13 168 9 190
7am 23 165 8 197
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.