The flight time from Nashville to New York is 2 hours, 9 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BNA Nashville, TN 2 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 46 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 Nashville to New York is 2 hours, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 46 minutes.

The flight distance from Nashville to New York is 764 Miles.

Reverse Journey

New York to Nashville
2 hours, 28 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 4m
2h 11m
2h 12m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



764 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Nashville from New York by plane?

The distance from Nashville to New York by plane is 764 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 New York?

The flight time from Nashville to New York is 2 hours, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 46 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 4 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 12 minutes.

What airlines fly from Nashville to New York?

American, Delta, and Southwest are the airlines with direct flights from Nashville to New York.

Does Southwest fly from Nashville to New York?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Nashville (BNA) to New York (LGA). On average, they have 23 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 106 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 Nashville to New York, Southwest is 76% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 76% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 76% 22% 2%
American 76% 21% 3%
Delta 73% 24% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Nashville 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
Southwest 10 104 7 124
Delta 14 107 7 131
American 14 107 8 132

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
2pm 0.02
8am 0.61
3pm 1.51
8pm 0.01
4pm 0.62
12pm 0.09
1pm 1.33
11am 2.01
6am 1.1
6pm 1.76
7am 1.63
9am 1.04
10am 0.52
7pm 0.07
5am 0.04
5pm 0.07

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Nashville 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 361
February 327
March 398
April 389
May 389
June 386
July 384
August 403
September 412
October 409
November 398
December 400

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Nashville 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 13.77
Tuesday 13.83
Wednesday 13.65
Thursday 13.52
Friday 13.62
Saturday 8.29
Sunday 12.87

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 1
American 1
Southwest 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
2pm 12 101 10 124
8am 14 108 7 131
3pm 14 108 8 133
8pm 9 100 5 114
4pm 11 105 7 126
12pm 12 105 7 127
1pm 13 106 7 131
11am 14 107 7 130
6am 11 105 7 126
6pm 15 106 8 132
7am 13 107 7 130
9am 13 105 7 127
10am 13 105 6 125
7pm 10 104 6 121
5am 9 101 8 117
5pm 10 99 10 125
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.