The flight time from Tampa to Newark is 2 hours, 35 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves TPA Tampa, FL 5 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 11 minutes in the air
8 minutes taxiing in
Arrives EWR Newark, NJ 10 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Tampa to Newark is 2 hours, 35 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 11 minutes.

The flight distance from Tampa to Newark is 997 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Newark to Tampa
2 hours, 47 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 33m
2h 35m
2h 35m
2h 43m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h2h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



997 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Tampa from Newark by plane?

The distance from Tampa to Newark by plane is 997 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 Newark?

The flight time from Tampa to Newark is 2 hours, 35 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 11 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 2 hours, 33 minutes, and Frontier the slowest taking 2 hours, 43 minutes.

What airlines fly from Tampa to Newark?

Frontier, United, Spirit, and JetBlue are the airlines with direct flights from Tampa to Newark.

Does Southwest fly from Tampa to Newark?

Southwest does not fly from Tampa (TPA) to Newark (EWR). 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 Tampa 5 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 131 minutes
Taxiing In 8 minutes
Arrives Newark 10 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 Newark, Frontier is 69% reliable, which means that Frontier flights are on time 69% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Spirit 89% 6% 5%
United 80% 15% 5%
JetBlue 76% 22% 2%
Frontier 69% 6% 25%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Tampa and Newark, 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
Spirit 12 130 9 153
United 14 131 8 155
JetBlue 14 131 8 155
Frontier 15 135 8 163

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
6am 0.43
9am 0.14
11am 1.18
7pm 0.52
12pm 0.17
2pm 0.57
5am 0.09
8pm 0.13
7am 0.22
1pm 0.25
5pm 0.23
3pm 0.01
8am 0.45
4pm 0.36
10am 0.61
6pm 0.48

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa to Newark 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 275
February 272
March 347
April 56
May 12
June 56
July 193
August 178
September 146
October 153
November 255
December 286

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa to Newark 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 6.29
Tuesday 5.87
Wednesday 5.87
Thursday 6.25
Friday 6.46
Saturday 6.06
Sunday 6.08

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 0
JetBlue 0
Spirit 0
Frontier 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
6am 13 128 11 155
9am 13 133 9 157
11am 15 132 7 156
7pm 13 129 8 154
12pm 14 130 7 153
2pm 13 131 7 154
5am 12 129 8 151
8pm 13 131 8 151
7am 11 132 8 154
1pm 15 130 7 157
5pm 16 131 13 160
3pm 11 117 6 135
8am 12 128 8 151
4pm 14 133 9 161
10am 13 130 6 150
6pm 15 133 9 160
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.