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Travel time from Hartford to Lowell (Massachusetts)



Hartford to Lowell (Massachusetts) airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Hartford to Lowell (Massachusetts)? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Lowell (Massachusetts), you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.


Wednesday, 6:29 am:  start in Hartford
drive for about 36 minutes
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 8:00 am at the latest

7:05 am:  Bradley International (BDL)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 8:30 am

7:35 am:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

8:35 am:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

9:05 am:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

9:20 am:  board JetBlue Airways flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

9:30 am:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 6 minutes

9:36 am:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 13 minutes to taxi to the runway

9:49 am:  wheels up! take-off from BDL
fly for about 1 hour in the air

10:56 am:  Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA)
Washington, DC is the same time as Hartford, CT
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 3 minutes to the gate

10:59 am:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

12:05 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 66 minutes
if your incoming flight was delayed, you may need to run

12:20 pm:  board American Airlines Inc. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

12:30 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 3 minutes

12:33 pm:  actual departure time for connecting flight
it takes the plane an average of 17 minutes to taxi to the runway

12:50 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from PHL
fly for about 1 hour in the air

1:54 pm (local time):  Logan International (BOS)
Lowell (Massachusetts) is the same time as Hartford
taxi on the runway for an average of 6 minutes to the gate

2:00 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at BOS
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 1 hour to your destination

3:13 pm (local time):  arrive in Lowell (Massachusetts)

Total travel time: 9 hours




Flying non-stop from Hartford to Lowell (Massachusetts)

How far is Lowell (Massachusetts) from Hartford? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 92 miles or 149 km

Flight time: 41 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 8 hours, 44 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 12.7x faster, and saves you about 8 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.



Best day of the week to fly to Lowell (Massachusetts)

Looking at flights on JetBlue Airways from BDL to DCA, and connecting flights on American Airlines Inc. from DCA to BOS, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Wednesday for the flight itinerary above.




Alternate flights from Hartford to Lowell (Massachusetts)

The most common route is BDL to DCA, then connecting to BOS, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. BDL to DCA to BOS
    Bradley International to Ronald Reagan Washington National to Logan International
  2. BDL to BWI to BOS
    Bradley International to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall to Logan International
  3. BDL to ATL to BOS
    Bradley International to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International to Logan International
  4. BDL to ORD to BOS
    Bradley International to Chicago O'Hare International to Logan International
  5. BDL to MCO to BOS
    Bradley International to Orlando International to Logan International
  6. BDL to CLT to BOS
    Bradley International to Charlotte Douglas International to Logan International
  7. BDL to PHL to BOS
    Bradley International to Philadelphia International to Logan International
  8. BDL to DTW to BOS
    Bradley International to Detroit Metro Wayne County to Logan International
  9. BDL to EWR to BOS
    Bradley International to Newark Liberty International to Logan International
  10. BDL to LAX to BOS
    Bradley International to Los Angeles International to Logan International
  11. BDL to FLL to BOS
    Bradley International to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Logan International
  12. BDL to RSW to BOS
    Bradley International to Southwest Florida International to Logan International
  13. BDL to DFW to BOS
    Bradley International to Dallas/Fort Worth International to Logan International
  14. BDL to DEN to BOS
    Bradley International to Denver International to Logan International
  15. BDL to TPA to BOS
    Bradley International to Tampa International to Logan International
  16. BDL to MIA to BOS
    Bradley International to Miami International to Logan International
  17. BDL to PBI to BOS
    Bradley International to Palm Beach International to Logan International
  18. BDL to MSP to BOS
    Bradley International to Minneapolis-St Paul International to Logan International
  19. BDL to IAD to BOS
    Bradley International to Washington Dulles International to Logan International
  20. BDL to SJU to BOS
    Bradley International to Luis Munoz Marin International to Logan International
  21. BDL to MDW to BOS
    Bradley International to Chicago Midway International to Logan International
  22. BDL to CLE to BOS
    Bradley International to Cleveland-Hopkins International to Logan International
  23. BDL to IAH to BOS
    Bradley International to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston to Logan International
  24. BDL to LAS to BOS
    Bradley International to McCarran International to Logan International
  25. BDL to CVG to BOS
    Bradley International to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to Logan International
  26. BDL to MYR to BOS
    Bradley International to Myrtle Beach International to Logan International




Airlines that fly to Lowell (Massachusetts)

We picked JetBlue Airways for your main flight, and American Airlines Inc. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. JetBlue Airways (B6)
  2. American Airlines Inc. (AA)




Plan a trip to Lowell (Massachusetts)

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Lowell, Massachusetts. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Lowell (Massachusetts). A great place to eat might be Sarma Restaurant. Click the button below to explore Lowell (Massachusetts) in detail.






What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Lowell (Massachusetts) to Hartford, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Hartford to Lowell (Massachusetts) road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Hartford to Lowell (Massachusetts)?

If you happen to know Hartford, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Hartford!






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At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 92 miles
flight time of 41 minutes
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Lowell (Massachusetts) Airports
  1. Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
  2. Boston Logan International Airport
  3. Worcester Regional Airport
  4. Portsmouth International Airport at Pease



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