The flight time from Salt Lake City to Boston is 4 hours, 23 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves SLC Salt Lake City, UT on time.
15 minutes taxiing out
4 hours in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives BOS Boston, MA 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
87%
JetBlue
84%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Boston is 4 hours, 23 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours.

The flight distance from Salt Lake City to Boston is 2105 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Boston to Salt Lake City
5 hours, 13 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

JetBlue
4h 20m
Delta
4h 24m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM1h2h3h4h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

19

Distance

2105 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun01234

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Delta
14
JetBlue
5

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Salt Lake City from Boston by plane?

The distance from Salt Lake City to Boston by plane is 2105 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Salt Lake City to Boston?

The flight time from Salt Lake City to Boston is 4 hours, 23 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with JetBlue being the fastest taking 4 hours, 20 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 4 hours, 24 minutes.

What airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Boston?

JetBlue and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Salt Lake City to Boston.

Does Southwest fly from Salt Lake City to Boston?

Southwest does not fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) 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 Salt Lake City on time
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 240 minutes
Taxiing In 7 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 20 minutes. For example, from Salt Lake City to Boston, JetBlue is 84% reliable, which means that JetBlue flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 87% 12% 1%
JetBlue 84% 15% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Salt Lake City 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 13 240 5 260
Delta 16 239 7 264

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
3pm 0
10am 0.78
12pm 0.04
10pm 0.06
11am 0.04
9am 0.13
5pm 0.93
11pm 0.71

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City 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 65
February 53
March 70
April 72
May 90
June 98
July 101
August 110
September 106
October 91
November 67
December 72

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Salt Lake City 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 3.04
Tuesday 2.29
Wednesday 2.44
Thursday 3
Friday 3.08
Saturday 2.44
Sunday 2.85

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 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
3pm 13 251 3 267
10am 19 241 7 269
12pm 14 231 6 254
10pm 15 227 6 258
11am 14 244 5 262
9am 19 240 6 268
5pm 16 238 7 261
11pm 13 241 5 261
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.