The flight time from Nashville to Boston is 2 hours, 24 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BNA Nashville, TN 2 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 4 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 Nashville to Boston is 2 hours, 24 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 4 minutes.

The flight distance from Nashville to Boston is 942 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Nashville
2 hours, 42 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 17m
2h 25m
2h 29m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h2h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



942 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Nashville from Boston by plane?

The distance from Nashville to Boston by plane is 942 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Nashville to Boston?

The flight time from Nashville to Boston is 2 hours, 24 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 4 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 17 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 2 hours, 29 minutes.

What airlines fly from Nashville to Boston?

Southwest, Delta, and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from Nashville to Boston.

Does Southwest fly from Nashville to Boston?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Nashville (BNA) to Boston (BOS). On average, they have 12 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 Nashville 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 124 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 Nashville to Boston, Southwest is 78% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 78% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 90% 9% 1%
Southwest 78% 19% 3%
JetBlue 75% 23% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Nashville 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
Southwest 11 121 4 137
JetBlue 16 122 6 145
Delta 14 126 8 149

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
8am 0.09
1pm 0.3
6am 0.07
6pm 0.49
7pm 0.72
4pm 0.18
7am 0.52
9pm 0.01
9am 0.1
8pm 0.19
10am 0.49
11am 0.97
3pm 0.1
5pm 0.45
12pm 0.32
2pm 0.18

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Nashville 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 151
February 55
March 95
April 116
May 152
June 187
July 203
August 226
September 213
October 212
November 165
December 160

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Nashville 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 5.73
Tuesday 4.73
Wednesday 4.92
Thursday 5.79
Friday 5.6
Saturday 4.44
Sunday 6

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
Delta 0
Southwest 0
JetBlue 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
8am 14 123 7 144
1pm 10 124 4 140
6am 17 124 8 151
6pm 13 123 6 142
7pm 13 120 5 139
4pm 17 125 6 149
7am 16 127 8 152
9pm 10 113 4 123
9am 11 121 4 138
8pm 11 121 4 136
10am 13 122 4 140
11am 14 126 7 148
3pm 12 125 8 144
5pm 14 125 7 148
12pm 13 122 6 142
2pm 13 121 7 141
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.