The flight time from Tampa to New York is 2 hours, 34 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves TPA Tampa, FL 2 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 11 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives LGA New York, NY 11 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Tampa to New York is 2 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 11 minutes.

The flight distance from Tampa to New York is 1010 Miles.

Reverse Journey

New York to Tampa
2 hours, 52 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 31m
2h 34m
2h 34m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



1010 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Tampa from New York by plane?

The distance from Tampa to New York by plane is 1010 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Tampa to New York?

The flight time from Tampa to New York is 2 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 11 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 31 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 2 hours, 34 minutes.

What airlines fly from Tampa to New York?

Southwest, JetBlue, and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Tampa to New York.

Does Southwest fly from Tampa to New York?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Tampa (TPA) to New York (LGA). On average, they have 7 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 Tampa 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 131 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives New York 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 Tampa to New York, Southwest is 88% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 88% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 88% 10% 2%
Delta 83% 15% 2%
JetBlue 81% 17% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Tampa and New York, 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 12 131 6 151
Delta 13 131 8 154
JetBlue 13 132 7 154

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 0.62
1pm 0.01
7pm 0.78
2pm 0.12
5pm 0.26
6pm 0.08
8pm 0.05
11am 1.47
12pm 0.05
8am 0.02
9am 0.42
6am 0.22
4pm 1
7am 2.04
10am 0.46

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa to New York 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 237
February 222
March 243
April 230
May 241
June 234
July 246
August 245
September 216
October 233
November 253
December 238

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa to New York 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 7.98
Tuesday 7.81
Wednesday 7.98
Thursday 7.92
Friday 7.98
Saturday 6.29
Sunday 8.62

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
JetBlue 0
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
3pm 13 132 8 156
1pm 32 129 10 172
7pm 14 131 8 154
2pm 13 129 8 155
5pm 13 133 8 158
6pm 13 132 7 156
8pm 12 128 7 147
11am 13 132 7 154
12pm 14 130 5 150
8am 14 130 7 147
9am 14 130 6 152
6am 12 131 7 152
4pm 14 134 8 157
7am 13 131 7 152
10am 12 130 6 149
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.