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Flights from Boston to Los Angeles, United States Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 12:50 AM

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Boston to Los Angeles Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 12:50 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Boston to Los Angeles. American & United frequently offer the best deals on Boston to Los Angeles flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
BOSLAX
Wed 10/12
1 stop
LAXBOS
Wed 10/19
1 stop
$212
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American
BOSLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXBOS
Sat 10/29
1 stop
$212
Select
American
BOSLAX
Wed 10/26
1 stop
LAXBOS
Sat 10/29
1 stop
$212
Select
United
BOSLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXBOS
Sat 10/29
1 stop
$242
Select
United
BOSLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXBOS
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$242
Select
United
BOSLAX
Wed 10/26
1 stop
LAXBOS
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$242
Select
United
BOSLAX
Sat 10/29
1 stop
LAXBOS
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$242
Select
Sun Country
BOSLAX
Fri 10/21
1 stop
LAXBOS
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$248
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Sun Country
BOSLAX
Fri 10/21
1 stop
LAXBOS
Fri 10/28
1 stop
$248
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Sun Country
BOSLAX
Fri 10/21
1 stop
LAXBOS
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$248
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Sun Country
BOSLAX
Fri 10/21
1 stop
LAXBOS
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$248
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Sun Country
BOSLAX
Sat 10/22
1 stop
LAXBOS
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$248
Select
Virgin America
BOSLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXBOS
Fri 10/28
1 stop
$254
Select
Virgin America
BOSLAX
Tue 10/25
1 stop
LAXBOS
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$254
Select
Virgin America
BOSLAX
Wed 10/26
1 stop
LAXBOS
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$254
Select
Virgin America
BOSLAX
Wed 10/26
1 stop
LAXBOS
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$254
Select
Virgin America
BOSLAX
Fri 10/28
1 stop
LAXBOS
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$254
Select
JetBlue
BOSLAX
Tue 10/25
nonstop
LAXBOS
Fri 10/28
nonstop
$261
Select
JetBlue
BOSLAX
Tue 10/25
nonstop
LAXBOS
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$261
Select
JetBlue
BOSLAX
Tue 10/25
nonstop
LAXBOS
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$261
Select
JetBlue
BOSLAX
Wed 10/26
nonstop
LAXBOS
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$261
Select
JetBlue
BOSLAX
Wed 10/26
nonstop
LAXBOS
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$261
Select
Alaska
BOSLAX
Fri 10/14
1 stop
LAXBOS
Tue 10/18
1 stop
$307
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Alaska
BOSLAX
Thu 10/27
1 stop
LAXBOS
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$307
Select
Alaska
BOSLAX
Thu 10/27
1 stop
LAXBOS
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$307
Select
Alaska
BOSLAX
Sat 10/29
1 stop
LAXBOS
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$307
Select
Alaska
BOSLAX
Sat 10/29
1 stop
LAXBOS
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$307
Select
Spirit
BOSLAX
Mon 10/10
1 stop
LAXBOS
Sat 10/15
1 stop
$463
Select

How Much is a Flight from Boston to Los Angeles?

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 $236.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Boston to Los Angeles?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Boston to Los Angeles?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Boston to Los Angeles.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $397 $347
7-14 days $314 $316
14-21 days $274 $212
21-30 days $261 $212
30-60 days $260 $212
60-90 days $286 $248
90+ days $286 $258

Cheapest Day To Fly from Boston to Los Angeles

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Boston to Los Angeles is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$248 $212 $212 $245 $236 $236 $261

Compare Flight Prices from Boston to Los Angeles by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Boston to Los Angeles flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Boston Los Angeles American 9/27/16 10/8/16 0 $403
October Boston Los Angeles American 10/12/16 10/19/16 1 $212
November Boston Los Angeles Sun Country 11/1/16 11/4/16 1 $248
December Boston Los Angeles Sun Country 12/1/16 12/5/16 1 $248
January Boston Los Angeles American 1/28/17 2/7/17 1 $258
February Boston Los Angeles American 2/1/17 2/5/17 2 $281
March Boston Los Angeles American 3/16/17 3/30/17 0 $286
April Boston Los Angeles American 4/4/17 4/10/17 0 $286

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Boston to Los Angeles

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Boston to Los Angeles. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$445
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$445 $367
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$367 $289
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$289 $236
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$236 $236
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$236

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Boston to Los Angeles

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $295.

The average price for direct flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $271.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Boston to Los Angeles - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 09:00 18:08
JetBlue 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 07:30 19:38
Delta 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:25 18:35
United 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 07:00 18:10
Virgin America 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 09:00 17:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Boston to Los Angeles

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 $168.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to Los Angeles is $287.

Boston to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Boston to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Boston to Los Angeles flight time is 6 hours and 26 minutes.
Question: How far is Los Angeles from Boston?
Answer: The distance from Boston to Los Angeles is 2,604 miles (4,190 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Boston to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 93 direct flights from Boston to Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular Boston airlines for direct flights from Boston to Los Angeles?
Answer: American Airlines provides 30% 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: Chicago, IL

Airlines in Boston flying to Los Angeles Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 12:50 AMNumber of routes searched: 432Number of itineraries searched: 1,602,088

Wondering which airlines fly out of Boston to Los Angeles? We've gathered the average price of Boston airlines with flights to Los Angeles. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Boston to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
American ORD
United EWR
American PHL
American DFW
United IAD
American CLT
United IAH
Delta DTW
Delta CVG
United CLE
Delta RDU
JetBlue BUF
Delta BNA
Copa PTY
Delta IND
United DEN
JetBlue FLL

Boston to Los Angeles Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Boston and Los Angeles. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $248
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles JetBlue, Delta, United, Virgin America $287
Flights from Hartford to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United $330
Flights from Providence to Los Angeles JetBlue, Delta, United $282
Flights from Albany to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $379
Flights from Portland to Los Angeles American, JetBlue, Delta, United $321
Flights from Burlington to Los Angeles American, JetBlue, Delta, Hawaiian, United $388
Flights from Manchester to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $281
Flights from Westchester County to Los Angeles American, JetBlue, Delta, United $330
Flights from Long Island MacArthur to Los Angeles American $488
Flights from Bangor to Los Angeles American, Delta, United $384
Flights from Newburgh to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Flights from New Haven to Los Angeles American $302
Flights from Nantucket to Los Angeles JetBlue Check Dates
Flights from Martha's Vineyard to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Flights from New York to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $192
Flights from New York to Burbank American, JetBlue, Delta, United $287
Flights from New York to Long Beach American, JetBlue, Delta $281
Flights from New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from New York to Santa Ana American, Delta, United $281
Flights from Boston to Long Beach American, JetBlue, Delta $258
Flights from New York to San Diego American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
Flights from Boston to Burbank American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $303
Flights from New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Newark to Burbank American, Delta, United $288
Flights from Newark to Long Beach JetBlue, Delta $384
Flights from New York to Ontario American, Delta, United $281
Flights from New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Swiss, El Al, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet $384
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana American, Delta, United $281
Flights from Boston to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Delta, United $258
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