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

Average Timeline

Leaves EWR Newark, NJ 2 minutes early.
21 minutes taxiing out
41 minutes in the air
6 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 8 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Newark to Boston is 1 hour, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 41 minutes.

The flight distance from Newark to Boston is 200 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Newark
1 hour, 22 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 8m
1h 11m
1h 14m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h1h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



200 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Newark from Boston by plane?

The distance from Newark to Boston by plane is 200 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Newark to Boston?

The flight time from Newark to Boston is 1 hour, 9 minutes. The time spent in the air is 41 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with United being the fastest taking 1 hour, 8 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 14 minutes.

What airlines fly from Newark to Boston?

Delta, JetBlue, and United are the airlines with direct flights from Newark to Boston.

Does Southwest fly from Newark to Boston?

Southwest does not fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS). 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 Newark 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 21 minutes
In the Air 41 minutes
Taxiing In 6 minutes
Arrives Boston 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 Newark to Boston, 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 83% 12% 5%
JetBlue 79% 17% 4%
United 76% 20% 4%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Newark 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
United 21 41 6 68
JetBlue 22 40 7 71
Delta 21 41 9 74

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
9pm 0.7
5pm 0.64
6am 0.67
7am 1.19
3pm 0.56
1pm 0.46
8pm 0.22
7pm 0.81
10pm 0.21
10am 0.56
9am 0.72
4pm 0.94
2pm 0.77
11am 0.99
6pm 0.93
12pm 0.19
8am 1.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Newark 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 409
February 423
March 461
April 425
May 493
June 340
July 334
August 296
September 327
October 353
November 290
December 233

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Newark 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 12.65
Tuesday 12.48
Wednesday 12.6
Thursday 12.56
Friday 12.58
Saturday 10
Sunday 11.44

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
United 1
Delta 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
9pm 22 42 5 69
5pm 22 41 8 72
6am 18 39 6 66
7am 20 41 6 67
3pm 19 41 7 68
1pm 17 41 6 65
8pm 22 42 5 71
7pm 23 42 7 74
10pm 21 42 5 70
10am 19 40 6 66
9am 23 40 6 70
4pm 21 42 6 70
2pm 20 41 6 66
11am 18 40 6 66
6pm 26 42 7 76
12pm 16 40 6 63
8am 23 41 7 73
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.