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Cheap Flights from Boston to Los Angeles, CA, United States - BOS to LAX Last modified: May 27, 2016 6:49 PM

Popular flights from Boston to Los Angeles Last modified: May 27, 2016 6:49 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $493
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $255
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $255
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $255
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $255
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $255
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $326
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 $326
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $443
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 $302
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $250
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 $335
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $335
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $335
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $335
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $335

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 $267.

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 $300 $302
7-14 days $295 $259
14-21 days $295 $259
21-30 days $255 $259
30-60 days $356 $305
60-90 days $259 $259
90+ days $250 $254

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
$307 $259 $263 $259 $255 $259 $263

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
May Boston Los Angeles Sun Country 5/28/16 5/29/16 1 $318
June Boston Los Angeles United 6/24/16 7/6/16 0 $255
July Boston Los Angeles United 7/20/16 7/25/16 1 $305
August Boston Los Angeles United 8/29/16 9/8/16 0 $250
September Boston Los Angeles American 9/30/16 10/7/16 0 $250
October Boston Los Angeles American 10/8/16 10/11/16 0 $250
November Boston Los Angeles American 11/17/16 11/24/16 0 $250
December Boston Los Angeles American 12/4/16 12/7/16 0 $255

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$335
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$335 $295
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$295 $326
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$326 $370
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$370 $400
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$400

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 $402.

The average price for non-stop flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $341.

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 5 5 5 5 5 5 06:48 18:22
JetBlue 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:39 20:40
Delta 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 07:33 18:28
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:10 18:00
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 09:00 17:45

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 $183.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $391.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $297
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $297
Hartford to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $343
Providence to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $368
Albany to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $363
Portland to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $360
Burlington to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $432
Manchester to Los Angeles American, United $368
Westchester County to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $382
Long Island MacArthur to Los Angeles American $453
Bangor to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $442
Newburgh to Los AngelesCheck Dates
New Haven to Los Angeles American $502
Nantucket to Los Angeles American, JetBlue, United $825
Martha's Vineyard to Los Angeles American, JetBlue $890
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $238
New York to Burbank American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $300
New York to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $330
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $337
New York to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $304
Boston to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $335
New York to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $345
Boston to Burbank American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $343
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Newark to Burbank American, United $300
Newark to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $342
New York to Ontario American, Alaska, United $304
New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet $632
Newark to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $304
Boston to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $255

Airlines Flying from Boston to Los Angeles (BOS to LAX) Number of flights searched: 312Last modified: May 27, 2016 6:49 PM

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 PHX 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 CVG 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 CLE 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 MDW 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 107 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 32% 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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