The flight time from Miami to New York is 2 hours, 52 minutes. See Data as Tables
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Average Timeline

Leaves MIA Miami, FL 1 minute early.
17 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 26 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LGA New York, NY 5 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Miami to New York is 2 hours, 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 26 minutes.

The flight distance from Miami to New York is 1096 Miles.

Reverse Journey

New York to Miami
3 hours, 5 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 51m
2h 52m
2h 57m
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



1096 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Miami from New York by plane?

The distance from Miami to New York by plane is 1096 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 New York?

The flight time from Miami to New York is 2 hours, 52 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 26 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 2 hours, 51 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 2 hours, 57 minutes.

What airlines fly from Miami to New York?

American, Frontier, and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Miami to New York.

Does Southwest fly from Miami to New York?

Southwest does not fly from Miami (MIA) to New York (LGA). 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 146 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives New York 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 New York, Frontier is 62% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 62% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 78% 22% 0%
American 77% 21% 2%
Frontier 62% 34% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Miami and New York, 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
Delta 16 145 8 171
American 17 146 6 172
Frontier 19 147 10 177

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
11am 1.8
5am 0.12
9am 0.81
3pm 0.88
5pm 1.68
8am 0.04
7am 1.42
6am 0.87
2pm 0.45
8pm 0.99
9pm 0.08
7pm 2.01
4pm 1.04
6pm 0.92
10am 0.08
12pm 1.07
1pm 1.21

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami to New York 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 542
February 487
March 491
April 480
May 458
June 427
July 441
August 431
September 456
October 482
November 490
December 553

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami to New York 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 16.06
Tuesday 15.96
Wednesday 16
Thursday 16.19
Friday 16.06
Saturday 14.33
Sunday 15.75

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 1
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
In the Air
Taxi In
11am 15 145 6 169
5am 15 149 13 178
9am 16 145 6 169
3pm 17 144 8 171
5pm 19 146 7 173
8am 20 150 5 175
7am 17 146 8 172
6am 17 147 9 174
2pm 14 146 8 172
8pm 18 145 7 172
9pm 16 148 9 183
7pm 19 146 7 175
4pm 16 147 7 173
6pm 20 146 8 176
10am 13 144 6 167
12pm 17 145 6 171
1pm 16 145 7 170
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.