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Travel time from New York City to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

New York City to Portsmouth (New Hampshire) airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from New York City to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Portsmouth (New Hampshire), 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, 9:56 am:  start in New York City
drive for about 38 minutes
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 11:29 am at the latest

10:34 am:  John F. Kennedy International (JFK)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 11:59 am

11:04 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

12:04 pm:  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

12:34 pm:  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

12:49 pm:  board JetBlue Airways flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

12:59 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 38 minutes

1:37 pm:  so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 23 minutes to taxi to the runway

2:00 pm:  wheels up! take-off from JFK
fly for about 47 minutes in the air

2:47 pm (local time):  Portland International Jetport (PWM)
Portsmouth (New Hampshire) is the same time as New York City
taxi on the runway for an average of 4 minutes to the gate

2:51 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at PWM
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 2.5 hours to your destination

5:09 pm (local time):  arrive in Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Total travel time: 7 hours

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Flying non-stop from New York City to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

How far is Portsmouth (New Hampshire) from New York City? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 233 miles or 375 km

Flight time: 42 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 7 hours, 13 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 5.8x faster, and saves you about 6 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.

Portsmouth (New Hampshire) Airports
  1. Portsmouth International Airport at Pease
  2. Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
  3. Portland International Jetport

Best day of the week to fly to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Looking at flights on JetBlue Airways from JFK to PWM, 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 New York City to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

The most common route is JFK to PWM, 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. JFK to PWM
    John F. Kennedy International to Portland International Jetport
  2. EWR to PWM
    Newark Liberty International to Portland International Jetport
  3. EWR to MHT
    Newark Liberty International to Manchester-Boston Regional
  4. LGA to PWM
    LaGuardia to Portland International Jetport

Airlines that fly to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

We picked JetBlue Airways for your main 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)

Plan a trip to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Portsmouth (New Hampshire). If you're looking for a place to stay, you might want to check out Studio East Motel. Click the button below to explore Portsmouth (New Hampshire) 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 Portsmouth (New Hampshire) to New York City, 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 New York City to Portsmouth (New Hampshire) road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from New York City to Portsmouth (New Hampshire)?

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 233 miles
flight time of 42 minutes
619 New York City travel answers
19 Portsmouth (New Hampshire) travel answers

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