The flight time from New York, New York to Boston, Massachusetts is:

39 minutes

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In-air flight time: 39 minutes
From gate to gate: 1 hour, 11 minutes
Constant 500 mph: 23 minutes

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Flying time from New York, NY to Boston, MA

The total flight duration from New York, NY to Boston, MA is 39 minutes.

This is the average in-air flight time (wheels up to wheels down on the runway) based on actual flights taken over the past year, including routes like LGA to BOS. It covers the entire time on a typical commercial flight including take-off and landing.

If you're planning a trip, you should also factor in extra time for the plane to pull back from the gate and taxi to the runway, as well as reaching the destination gate after landing. If you include this extra time on the tarmac, the average total elapsed time from gate to gate flying from New York, NY to Boston, MA is 1 hour, 11 minutes.

Finally, pilots might want to estimate the flight time using an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. If you don't add any extra time to increase or decrease speed for take-off and landing, then at constant speed your flight time would be 23 minutes.

If you're booking a flight, make sure you check the scheduled departure and arrival times. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between New York, NY and Boston, MA.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line distance from New York, NY to Boston, MA ("as the crow flies"), which is about 190 miles or 306 kilometers.

Your trip begins in New York, New York.
It ends in Boston, Massachusetts.

Your flight direction from New York, NY to Boston, MA is Northeast (52 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

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New York, New York

City: New York
State: New York
Country: United States
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Boston, Massachusetts

City: Boston
State: Massachusetts
Country: United States
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