The flight time from New York to San Juan is 3 hours, 42 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 1 minute early.
21 minutes taxiing out
3 hours, 14 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SJU San Juan, PR 11 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
87%
JetBlue
79%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from New York to San Juan is 3 hours, 42 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 14 minutes.

The flight distance from New York to San Juan is 1598 Miles.

Reverse Journey

San Juan to New York
3 hours, 51 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
3h 42m
Delta
3h 44m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

59

Distance

1598 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND0100200300

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

JetBlue
38
Delta
21

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is New York from San Juan by plane?

The distance from New York to San Juan by plane is 1598 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 San Juan?

The flight time from New York to San Juan is 3 hours, 42 minutes. The time spent in the air is 3 hours, 14 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 3 hours, 42 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 3 hours, 44 minutes.

What airlines fly from New York to San Juan?

Delta and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from New York to San Juan.

Does Southwest fly from New York to San Juan?

Southwest does not fly from New York (JFK) to San Juan (SJU). 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 New York 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 21 minutes
In the Air 194 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives San Juan 11 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 San Juan, JetBlue is 79% reliable, which means that JetBlue flights are on time 79% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 87% 13% 0%
JetBlue 79% 20% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and San Juan, 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 19 195 5 222
Delta 24 193 4 224

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
8pm 0.48
3pm 0.96
6am 0.07
12pm 0.27
9pm 0.04
1pm 0.39
11pm 0.83
7pm 0.15
6pm 0.99
11am 0.88
10am 0.05
10pm 0.21
9am 0.8
8am 1.13
7am 0
5am 0.99
2pm 0.2

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to San Juan 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 250
February 220
March 240
April 257
May 247
June 275
July 310
August 310
September 239
October 221
November 248
December 286

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to San Juan 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 8.58
Tuesday 8.54
Wednesday 8.31
Thursday 8.52
Friday 8.58
Saturday 8.56
Sunday 8.6

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
JetBlue 1
Delta 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
8pm 27 193 4 226
3pm 22 195 4 223
6am 18 194 5 216
12pm 19 194 5 219
9pm 21 195 5 223
1pm 21 198 5 226
11pm 19 195 5 221
7pm 29 191 4 224
6pm 25 193 5 225
11am 22 195 5 223
10am 17 199 5 220
10pm 24 194 5 225
9am 18 197 5 223
8am 24 193 4 224
7am 33 193 4 230
5am 15 194 5 217
2pm 19 194 5 221
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.