The flight time from Pittsburgh to Boston is 1 hour, 30 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PIT Pittsburgh, PA 6 minutes early.
11 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 10 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 14 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
85%
JetBlue
80%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Pittsburgh to Boston is 1 hour, 30 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 10 minutes.

The flight distance from Pittsburgh to Boston is 496 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Pittsburgh
1 hour, 48 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
1h 27m
Delta
1h 35m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

28

Distance

496 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

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Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

JetBlue
16
Delta
11

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Pittsburgh from Boston by plane?

The distance from Pittsburgh to Boston by plane is 496 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Pittsburgh to Boston?

The flight time from Pittsburgh to Boston is 1 hour, 30 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 10 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 1 hour, 27 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 1 hour, 35 minutes.

What airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Boston?

Delta and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from Pittsburgh to Boston.

Does Southwest fly from Pittsburgh to Boston?

Southwest does not fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) 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 Pittsburgh 6 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 11 minutes
In the Air 70 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Boston 14 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 Pittsburgh to Boston, JetBlue is 80% reliable, which means that JetBlue flights are on time 80% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 85% 10% 5%
JetBlue 80% 13% 7%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Pittsburgh 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 10 69 6 87
Delta 13 71 9 95

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
9am 0.25
5am 0.17
6pm 0.2
9pm 0.15
8am 0.37
11am 0.13
7am 0.16
7pm 0.27
10am 0.54
12pm 0.02
8pm 0.09
3pm 0.01
1pm 0.3
6am 0.28
5pm 0.4
4pm 0.3
2pm 0.19

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Pittsburgh 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 263
February 239
March 263
April 48
May 18
June 17
July 31
August 23
September 28
October 49
November 270
December 244

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Pittsburgh 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 4.67
Tuesday 4.06
Wednesday 4.21
Thursday 4.62
Friday 4.69
Saturday 2.58
Sunday 3.88

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 0
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)
9am 10 69 7 88
5am 13 67 6 89
6pm 10 69 6 86
9pm 11 68 6 85
8am 12 70 6 92
11am 12 70 10 97
7am 11 70 6 90
7pm 13 69 8 93
10am 10 69 5 86
12pm 12 72 9 93
8pm 14 69 10 96
3pm 12 72 8 93
1pm 11 70 8 91
6am 15 72 10 99
5pm 10 70 6 90
4pm 12 73 9 95
2pm 11 71 6 88
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.