The flight time from New York to Nashville is 2 hours, 29 minutes. See Data as Tables
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Average Timeline

Leaves LGA New York, NY 2 minutes early.
23 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 56 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BNA Nashville, TN 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from New York to Nashville is 2 hours, 29 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 56 minutes.

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

Reverse Journey

Nashville to New York
2 hours, 10 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 20m
2h 31m
2h 33m
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



764 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is New York from Nashville by plane?

The distance from New York to Nashville 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 New York to Nashville?

The flight time from New York to Nashville is 2 hours, 29 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 56 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 20 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 33 minutes.

What airlines fly from New York to Nashville?

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

Does Southwest fly from New York to Nashville?

Yes! Southwest does fly from New York (LGA) to Nashville (BNA). On average, they have 22 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 New York 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 23 minutes
In the Air 116 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Nashville 8 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 New York to Nashville, Southwest is 82% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 82% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 82% 16% 2%
American 77% 20% 3%
Delta 77% 21% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and Nashville, 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 18 113 5 140
Delta 24 117 7 151
American 25 118 7 153

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 1.13
7pm 0.7
6pm 0.5
5pm 0.09
4pm 2.42
8pm 0.54
6am 1.84
3pm 0.07
12pm 0.77
10am 0.16
2pm 0.22
11am 1.36
9pm 0.01
9am 0.68
1pm 1.39
7am 0.41

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Nashville 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 326
March 398
April 391
May 393
June 389
July 386
August 404
September 412
October 409
November 369
December 352

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to Nashville 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 13.52
Tuesday 13.46
Wednesday 13.63
Thursday 13.6
Friday 13.38
Saturday 8.35
Sunday 12.33

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
8am 28 113 7 150
7pm 24 119 6 155
6pm 29 119 6 157
5pm 15 120 5 146
4pm 24 116 7 150
8pm 24 112 7 147
6am 18 114 6 140
3pm 21 107 5 136
12pm 21 116 5 145
10am 23 108 5 138
2pm 18 114 5 138
11am 26 120 7 155
9pm 23 120 5 149
9am 25 122 7 157
1pm 22 116 7 150
7am 16 119 5 142
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.