The flight time from New York to Boston is 1 hour, 9 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 3 minutes early.
23 minutes taxiing out
38 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
80%
Delta
78%
JetBlue
78%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
1h 5m
American
1h 9m
Delta
1h 11m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0123

Reverse Journey

1 hour, 14 minutes

Flights Per Week

227

Distance

187 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND02004006008001,000

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0102030

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
98
Delta
74
JetBlue
55

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 New York 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 23 minutes
In the Air 38 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Boston 6 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 10 minutes. For example, from New York to Boston, JetBlue is 78% reliable, which means that JetBlue flights are on time 78% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 80% 15% 5%
JetBlue 78% 21% 1%
Delta 78% 20% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York 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 20 38 5 65
American 23 38 6 69
Delta 24 38 7 71

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
6am 1.75
7am 2.7
8am 1.27
9am 2.72
10am 1.46
11am 2.7
12pm 1.88
1pm 2.01
2pm 1.48
3pm 2.35
4pm 1.33
5pm 1.76
6pm 1.03
7pm 2.13
8pm 2.12
9pm 2.49
10pm 1.02
11pm 0.14

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 1004
February 968
March 965
April 900
May 948
June 1033
July 1007
August 1086
September 1044
October 1004
November 1035
December 815

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York 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 36.2
Tuesday 38.8
Wednesday 38.4
Thursday 37.1
Friday 36.6
Saturday 16.8
Sunday 23.2

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 98
Delta 74
JetBlue 55

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)
6am 17 37 6 61
7am 21 38 7 67
8am 21 37 6 66
9am 24 38 6 71
10am 27 37 6 71
11am 20 38 6 66
12pm 20 37 6 65
1pm 21 38 6 66
2pm 23 38 6 67
3pm 27 39 7 73
4pm 27 38 7 74
5pm 27 39 7 74
6pm 23 39 6 70
7pm 28 39 7 75
8pm 26 39 5 71
9pm 24 39 6 69
10pm 21 38 5 66
11pm 18 36 4 58
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.