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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from Boston to Los Angeles, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from Boston to Los Angeles so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from Boston to Los Angeles - BOS to LAX

Cheap flights from Boston to Los Angeles

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 28, 2015 Sep 29, 2015 $353
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 2, 2015 Oct 5, 2015 $322
Oct 8, 2015 Oct 13, 2015 $322
Oct 15, 2015 Oct 20, 2015 $322
Oct 20, 2015 Nov 4, 2015 $322
Nov 4, 2015 Nov 9, 2015 $322
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 20, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $322
Sep 28, 2015 Oct 3, 2015 $322
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 28, 2015 Oct 3, 2015 $322
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 16, 2015 Oct 23, 2015 $323
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 8, 2015 Oct 15, 2015 $322
Oct 16, 2015 Oct 23, 2015 $322
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 1, 2015 $320
Nov 12, 2015 Nov 15, 2015 $320
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 23, 2015 Oct 28, 2015 $325

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Boston to Los Angeles (BOS to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Boston to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $321.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Boston to Los Angeles (BOS to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Boston to Los Angeles based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Boston to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Boston to Los Angeles should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $456 $427
7-14 days $336 $340
14-21 days $326 $326
21-30 days $326 $323
30-60 days $322 $300
60-90 days $322 $325
90+ days $322 $326

Cheapest Day To Fly from Boston to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Boston to Los Angeles.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$322 $320 $322 $320 $322 $322 $322

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Boston to Los Angeles

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Boston to Los Angeles.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Boston Los Angeles US Airways 8/30/15 9/11/15 1 $489
September Boston Los Angeles JetBlue 9/28/15 10/3/15 0 $322
October Boston Los Angeles Sun Country 10/16/15 10/19/15 1 $300
November Boston Los Angeles American 11/26/15 12/3/15 0 $304
December Boston Los Angeles American 12/3/15 12/5/15 0 $323
January Boston Los Angeles United 1/15/16 1/17/16 1 $344
February Boston Los Angeles American 2/1/16 2/8/16 0 $371
March Boston Los Angeles American 3/1/16 3/17/16 0 $386

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Boston to Los Angeles

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Boston to Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$483
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$483 $332
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$332 $328
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$328 $328
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
$328 $322
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$322

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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Boston to Los Angeles (BOS to LAX)

Your Boston to Los Angeles flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $330.

The average price for non-stop flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $328.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Boston to Los Angeles.

Nonstop Flight Details from Boston to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 4 5 5 5 4 5 06:00 19:45
JetBlue 3 3 4 3 3 2 3 07:30 20:25
Delta 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 07:35 18:05
United 2 1 2 3 3 1 2 06:00 18:18
Virgin America 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 07:20 17:35

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Boston to Los Angeles (BOS to LAX)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Boston to Los Angeles. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $175.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $326.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Los Angeles Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $194
Newark to Los Angeles Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Virgin America $270
Hartford to Los Angeles Alaska, United, American, US Airways $331
Providence to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $343
Albany to Los Angeles United, US Airways, American $370
Portland to Los Angeles United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $380
Burlington to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $399
Manchester to Los Angeles United, US Airways, American $358
Westchester County to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $358
Long Island MacArthur to Los Angeles American, US Airways $356
Bangor to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways $414
Newburgh to Los Angeles American, US Airways, JetBlue $371
New Haven to Los Angeles US Airways, American $361
Nantucket to Los Angeles US Airways, American, JetBlue $771
Martha's Vineyard to Los Angeles American, US Airways, JetBlue Check Dates
New York to Las Vegas Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $272
New York to Burbank United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $188
New York to Long Beach Alaska, United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $337
New York to San Francisco Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Sun Country, Virgin America $266
New York to Santa Ana United, American, US Airways $310
Boston to Long Beach United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $307
New York to San Diego Alaska, United, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Spirit, JetBlue, Virgin America $304
Boston to Burbank Alaska, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $306
New York to Chicago Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Spirit $77
Newark to Burbank United, American, US Airways $254
Newark to Long Beach United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $341
New York to Ontario United, American, US Airways $310
New York to London Kuwait, Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, TAROM, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, US Airways, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, United, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, airBaltic, Tap Portugal, Czech, XL Airways, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa $529
Newark to Santa Ana United, American, US Airways $325
Boston to Santa Ana Alaska, United, US Airways, American $326

Airlines Flying from Boston to Los Angeles (BOS to LAX)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Boston to Los Angeles with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Boston to Los Angeles.

Boston to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American ORD X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
JetBlue JFK X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Spirit ORD X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United ORD X X X X X X X
US Airways PHX X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest MKE X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Boston and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Boston to Los Angeles Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Boston to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Boston to Los Angeles flight time is 6 hours and 21 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Boston and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Boston to Los Angeles is 2604 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Boston to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 94 direct flights from Boston to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Boston to Los Angeles?
Answer: American Airlines provides 35% of the non-stop flights between Boston and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Boston to Los Angeles?
Answer: New York, NY
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