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Flights from Boston to San Francisco, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:01 -04:00

Boston to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:01 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Boston to San Francisco. United & American frequently offer the best deals on Boston to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
BOSSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SFOBOS
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$230
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American
BOSSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SFOBOS
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$236
Select
American
BOSSFO
Thu 10/27
1 stop
SFOBOS
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$236
Select
American
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
SFOBOS
Mon 11/14
1 stop
$236
Select
Sun Country
BOSSFO
Sat 10/22
1 stop
SFOBOS
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$300
Select
Sun Country
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SFOBOS
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$300
Select
Sun Country
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SFOBOS
Thu 10/27
1 stop
$300
Select
Sun Country
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SFOBOS
Fri 10/28
1 stop
$300
Select
Sun Country
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SFOBOS
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$300
Select
Virgin America
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SFOBOS
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$313
Select
Virgin America
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SFOBOS
Thu 10/27
1 stop
$313
Select
Virgin America
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SFOBOS
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$313
Select
Virgin America
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
SFOBOS
Fri 11/4
1 stop
$313
Select
Virgin America
BOSSFO
Sat 10/29
1 stop
SFOBOS
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$313
Select
JetBlue
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
nonstop
SFOBOS
Sat 10/29
nonstop
$327
Select
JetBlue
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
nonstop
SFOBOS
Sat 11/5
nonstop
$327
Select
JetBlue
BOSSFO
Wed 10/26
nonstop
SFOBOS
Wed 11/2
nonstop
$327
Select
JetBlue
BOSSFO
Tue 11/1
nonstop
SFOBOS
Sat 11/5
nonstop
$327
Select
JetBlue
BOSSFO
Tue 11/1
nonstop
SFOBOS
Wed 11/9
nonstop
$327
Select
Alaska
BOSSFO
Tue 11/1
1 stop
SFOBOS
Mon 11/7
1 stop
$335
Select
Alaska
BOSSFO
Wed 11/2
1 stop
SFOBOS
Fri 11/4
1 stop
$335
Select

How Much is a Flight from Boston to San Francisco?

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.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Boston to San Francisco?

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $517 $415
7-14 days $407 $295
14-21 days $327 $306
21-30 days $327 $230
30-60 days $326 $236
60-90 days $327 $289
90+ days $327 $302

Cheapest Day To Fly from Boston to San Francisco

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Boston to San Francisco is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$300 $236 $230 $236 $238 $300 $300

Compare Flight Prices from Boston to San Francisco 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 San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Boston San Francisco American 9/30/16 10/2/16 2 $420
October Boston San Francisco United 10/26/16 11/2/16 1 $230
November Boston San Francisco American 11/8/16 11/14/16 1 $236
December Boston San Francisco American 12/6/16 12/12/16 1 $289
January Boston San Francisco JetBlue 1/11/17 1/18/17 0 $327
February Boston San Francisco American 2/7/17 2/11/17 1 $302
March Boston San Francisco JetBlue 3/1/17 3/7/17 1 $374
April Boston San Francisco United 4/11/17 4/12/17 1 $324

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Boston to San Francisco

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$473
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$473 $295
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$295 $313
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$313 $236
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$236 $300
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$300

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Boston to San Francisco

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 San Francisco is $372.

The average price for direct flights from Boston to San Francisco is $410.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Boston to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
JetBlue 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 08:00 19:20
United 7 7 6 7 7 5 7 06:00 18:25
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:25 18:59

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Boston to San Francisco

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 $205.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to San Francisco is $334.

Boston to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Boston to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Boston to San Francisco flight time is 6 hours and 32 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Boston?
Answer: The distance from Boston to San Francisco is 2,697 miles (4,340 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Boston to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 80 direct flights from Boston to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Boston airlines for direct flights from Boston to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 57% 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: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Boston flying to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:01 -04:00Number of routes searched: 391Number of itineraries searched: 1,574,042

Wondering which airlines fly out of Boston to San Francisco? We've gathered the average price of Boston airlines with flights to San Francisco. 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 San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
JetBlue -
Delta -
United -
Virgin America -
American PDX
American PHX
American SEA
American CLT
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SAN
JetBlue JFK
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue LAS
JetBlue LGB
Copa PTY
Delta ATL
Delta LAX
Delta SLC
Delta CVG
Sun Country MSP
United CLE
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
Virgin America LAX

Boston to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Boston and San Francisco. 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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