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Cheap Flights from Boston to San Francisco, CA, United States - BOS to SFO Last modified: Aug 25, 2016 12:41 AM

Popular flights from Boston to San Francisco Last modified: Aug 25, 2016 12:41 AM

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.

American
BOSSFO
Tue 10/18
1 stop
SFOBOS
Fri 10/21
1 stop
$298
Select
United
BOSSFO
Thu 11/10
2 stops
SFOBOS
Mon 11/14
2 stops
$324
Select
Sun Country
BOSSFO
Tue 11/1
1 stop
SFOBOS
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$328
Select
Sun Country
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
SFOBOS
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$328
Select
Virgin America
BOSSFO
Tue 9/20
1 stop
SFOBOS
Fri 9/23
1 stop
$353
Select
Virgin America
BOSSFO
Tue 9/20
1 stop
SFOBOS
Thu 9/22
1 stop
$353
Select
Virgin America
BOSSFO
Sat 10/22
1 stop
SFOBOS
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$353
Select
Virgin America
BOSSFO
Thu 10/27
1 stop
SFOBOS
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$353
Select
JetBlue
BOSSFO
Sat 11/5
1 stop
SFOBOS
Wed 11/9
1 stop
$356
Select
Alaska
BOSSFO
Sat 11/5
1 stop
SFOBOS
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$370
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Boston to San Francisco (BOS to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Boston to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $327.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Boston to San Francisco (BOS to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Boston to San Francisco 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 San Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $484 $344
7-14 days $396 $332
14-21 days $389 $330
21-30 days $377 $332
30-60 days $377 $298
60-90 days $377 $328
90+ days $377 $314

Cheapest Day To Fly from Boston to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$332 $298 $330 $324 $332 $329 $344

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Boston to San Francisco

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Boston to San Francisco.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Boston San Francisco Sun Country 8/31/16 9/7/16 1 $344
September Boston San Francisco United 9/14/16 9/17/16 1 $330
October Boston San Francisco American 10/18/16 10/21/16 1 $298
November Boston San Francisco United 11/10/16 11/14/16 2 $324
December Boston San Francisco United 12/3/16 12/9/16 1 $347
January Boston San Francisco United 1/10/17 1/17/17 1 $314
February Boston San Francisco United 2/4/17 2/15/17 1 $314
March Boston San Francisco United 3/29/17 4/5/17 1 $314

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Boston to San Francisco

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 San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$563
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$563 $396
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$396 $389
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$389 $381
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$381 $377
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$377
TIPSave $5 by flying into San Jose instead of San Francisco from Boston

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Boston to San Francisco (BOS to SFO)

Your Boston to San Francisco 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 San Francisco is $347.

The average price for non-stop flights from Boston to San Francisco is $383.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Boston to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
JetBlue 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:00 19:20
United 8 8 8 8 8 5 7 06:00 18:10
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:25 18:59

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $226
Newark to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United, Virgin America $283
Hartford to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, United $379
Providence to San Francisco American, Delta, United $362
Albany to San Francisco American, Delta, United $402
Burlington to San Francisco American, JetBlue, Delta, United $416
Portland to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $406
Manchester to San Francisco American, Delta, United $369
Bangor to San Francisco American, Delta, United $421
Westchester County to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, United $389
Long Island MacArthur to San Francisco American $490
Newburgh to San FranciscoCheck Dates
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $221
New York to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $292
New Haven to San Francisco American $396
Martha's Vineyard to San Francisco American, Delta Check Dates
Nantucket to San Francisco Delta, United $700
Boston to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $278
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $221
Newark to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $392
New York to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $276
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $77
New York to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $266
Boston to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $259
Providence to Oakland American, Delta $449
Hartford to Oakland American, Delta $350
New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, AeroMexico, Royal Air Maroc, Avianca, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Icelandair, Iberia, Meridiana, Latam Airlines Brasil, Korean, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, El Al, Egyptair, China Eastern, Austrian, UIA, Qatar, TAROM, South African, Brussels, Aeroflot, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet $392
Manchester to Oakland American, Delta $480
Albany to Oakland Delta Check Dates
Burlington to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $444

Airlines Flying from Boston to San Francisco (BOS to SFO) Number of flights searched: 251Last modified: Aug 25, 2016 12:41 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Boston to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

Boston to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHL 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 SLC 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
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America LAX 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 San Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Boston to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Boston to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Boston to San Francisco flight time is 6 hours and 31 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Boston and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Boston to San Francisco is 2697 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Boston to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 86 direct flights from Boston to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Boston to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Boston and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Boston to San Francisco?
Answer: New York, NY
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