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Cheap Flights from Boston to San Francisco, CA, United States - BOS to SFO

Popular flights from Boston to San Francisco

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
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $296
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 6, 2016 Mar 12, 2016 $264
Mar 10, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 $264
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 $264
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $264
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 $322
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 $260
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $260
Apr 8, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $260
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 14, 2016 May 18, 2016 $271
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 $284

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 $263.

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 $653 $357
7-14 days $284 $290
14-21 days $387 $264
21-30 days $370 $264
30-60 days $370 $260
60-90 days $370 $271
90+ days $370 $271

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
$264 $264 $260 $264 $260 $271 $264

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
February Boston San Francisco Sun Country 2/29/16 3/6/16 1 $266
March Boston San Francisco American 3/6/16 3/12/16 1 $264
April Boston San Francisco Sun Country 4/6/16 4/8/16 1 $260
May Boston San Francisco American 5/4/16 5/11/16 1 $271
June Boston San Francisco United 6/1/16 6/7/16 0 $370
July Boston San Francisco American 7/6/16 7/19/16 1 $438
August Boston San Francisco United 8/31/16 9/7/16 1 $446
September Boston San Francisco United 9/20/16 9/27/16 1 $446

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$653
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$653 $543
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$543 $387
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$387 $373
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$373 $370
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$370

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 $293.

The average price for non-stop flights from Boston to San Francisco is $375.

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 2 3 07:00 19:24
United 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 05:45 18:07
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 09:05 18:59

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Boston to San Francisco (BOS to SFO)

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 San Francisco. 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 San Francisco is $154.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to San Francisco is $293.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $235
Newark to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $285
Hartford to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $390
Providence to San Francisco American, JetBlue, United $306
Albany to San Francisco American, United $378
Burlington to San Francisco American, JetBlue, United $411
Portland to San Francisco American, JetBlue, United $358
Manchester to San Francisco American, United $320
Bangor to San Francisco American, United $421
Westchester County to San Francisco American, United $292
Long Island MacArthur to San Francisco American $361
Newburgh to San Francisco Silver, American, JetBlue, United Check Dates
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $205
New York to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $277
New Haven to San Francisco American $471
Martha's Vineyard to San Francisco American, JetBlue Check Dates
Nantucket to San Francisco American, United Check Dates
Boston to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $307
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $231
Newark to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $309
New York to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $300
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $74
New York to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $266
Boston to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $312
Providence to Oakland American, United $455
Hartford to Oakland American $414
New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $603
Manchester to Oakland American, United $621
Albany to OaklandCheck Dates
Burlington to Oakland American, JetBlue, United $462

Airlines Flying from Boston to San Francisco (BOS to SFO)

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 JFK 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 DTW X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X
United - X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America LAX 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 44 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 88 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 54% 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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