How far can painted ladies fly? Arah August 18, 2020 20:29 Updated Painted ladies can cover a lot of ground and can fly up to 100 miles per day, and 2500 miles in their lifetime! Related articles How long does it take for a butterfly’s wings to harden after emergence? All my caterpillars except one have formed chrysalides. What do I do? How long is the butterfly life cycle? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.