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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 2, 2015 Sep 9, 2015 $402
Sep 13, 2015 Sep 17, 2015 $402
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 28, 2015 Nov 4, 2015 $311
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 2, 2015 Sep 9, 2015 $290
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2015 Aug 31, 2015 $437
Aug 29, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $437
Sep 2, 2015 Sep 19, 2015 $437
Sep 2, 2015 Sep 21, 2015 $437
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 22, 2015 $437
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 13, 2015 $263
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 14, 2015 $263
Sep 8, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $263
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 12, 2015 $263
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 14, 2015 $263
US Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 16, 2015 Nov 3, 2015 $280
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 22, 2015 Sep 23, 2015 $150
Sep 22, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $150
Sep 23, 2015 Oct 6, 2015 $150
Oct 21, 2015 Oct 27, 2015 $150
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 2, 2015 Sep 9, 2015 $290
Sep 15, 2015 Sep 17, 2015 $290
Sep 18, 2015 Sep 22, 2015 $290

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 $192.

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 $604 $496
7-14 days $439 $262
14-21 days $367 $262
21-30 days $366 $206
30-60 days $366 $149
60-90 days $366 $148
90+ days $366 $150

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
$205 $150 $150 $186 $221 $177 $260

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 United 8/29/15 9/1/15 1 $150
September Boston Los Angeles United 9/16/15 9/26/15 1 $149
October Boston Los Angeles United 10/31/15 11/3/15 1 $149
November Boston Los Angeles United 11/4/15 11/11/15 1 $150
December Boston Los Angeles United 12/2/15 12/8/15 2 $320
January Boston Los Angeles Virgin America 1/14/16 1/21/16 0 $390
February Boston Los Angeles American 2/10/16 2/17/16 0 $399
March Boston Los Angeles American 3/11/16 3/15/16 0 $404

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
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$793
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$793 $493
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$493 $316
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$316 $311
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$311 $313
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$313

TIPSave $86 by flying into San Diego instead of Los Angeles from Boston

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 $307.

The average price for non-stop flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $330.

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 06:00 19:55
JetBlue 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 07:31 19:52
Delta 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 07:35 18:00
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:00 17:48
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 $156.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $307.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Los Angeles Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $149
Newark to Los Angeles Alaska, United, American, US Airways, JetBlue, Virgin America $191
Hartford to Los Angeles Alaska, United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $234
Providence to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $280
Albany to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways $342
Portland to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $352
Burlington to Los Angeles United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $412
Manchester to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways $286
Westchester County to Los Angeles United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $231
Long Island MacArthur to Los Angeles US Airways, American $404
Bangor to Los Angeles United, American, US Airways $429
Newburgh to Los Angeles American, US Airways, JetBlue $334
New Haven to Los Angeles American, US Airways $342
Nantucket to Los Angeles United, US Airways, American, JetBlue Check Dates
Martha's Vineyard to Los Angeles American, US Airways, JetBlue Check Dates
New York to Las Vegas Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Spirit, Virgin America $218
New York to Burbank United, American, US Airways, JetBlue $191
New York to Long Beach Alaska, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $336
New York to San Francisco Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Sun Country, Virgin America $266
New York to Santa Ana United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $170
Boston to Long Beach Alaska, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $277
New York to San Diego Alaska, US Airways, JetBlue, Frontier, United, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Virgin America $246
Boston to Burbank United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $206
New York to Chicago US Airways, JetBlue, United, American, Spirit $80
Newark to Burbank Alaska, United, American, US Airways $191
Newark to Long Beach Alaska, United, US Airways, American, JetBlue $290
New York to Ontario United, American, US Airways $294
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, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Luxair $688
Newark to Santa Ana United, American, US Airways $213
Boston to Santa Ana United, US Airways, American $170

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 PDX 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 SLC 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 DEN 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 20 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 101 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 34% 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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