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Cheap Flights from Boston to San Francisco, CA, United States - BOS to SFO Last modified: Jun 24, 2016 6:48 PM

Popular flights from Boston to San Francisco Last modified: Jun 24, 2016 6:48 PM

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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 $438
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Oct 5, 2016 Oct 12, 2016 $383
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $400
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $362
Jul 13, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $362
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $362
Jul 15, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $362
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $380
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $366
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $366

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 $368.

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 $759 $552
7-14 days $498 $384
14-21 days $463 $362
21-30 days $455 $362
30-60 days $446 $384
60-90 days $437 $366
90+ days $437 $383

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
$366 $362 $362 $362 $362 $381 $380

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
June Boston San Francisco American 6/28/16 7/12/16 1 $552
July Boston San Francisco Sun Country 7/12/16 7/19/16 1 $362
August Boston San Francisco Virgin America 8/31/16 9/14/16 1 $366
September Boston San Francisco Virgin America 9/12/16 9/15/16 1 $366
October Boston San Francisco American 10/5/16 10/12/16 1 $383
November Boston San Francisco American 11/2/16 11/12/16 1 $386
December Boston San Francisco Alaska 12/6/16 12/12/16 1 $421
January Boston San Francisco JetBlue 1/6/17 1/9/17 1 $428

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
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$681
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$681 $498
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$498 $463
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$463 $455
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$455 $474
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$474
TIPSave $170 by flying into Reno 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 $388.

The average price for non-stop flights from Boston to San Francisco is $443.

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 08:14 19:45
United 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 05:55 21:05
Virgin America 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 07:25 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 $205.

The average price for round trip flights from Boston to San Francisco is $388.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $286
Newark to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $286
Hartford to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $324
Providence to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $363
Albany to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $401
Burlington to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $435
Portland to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $417
Manchester to San Francisco American, United $364
Bangor to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $432
Westchester County to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $350
Long Island MacArthur to San Francisco American, United $502
Newburgh to San FranciscoCheck Dates
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $246
New York to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $301
New Haven to San Francisco American $412
Martha's Vineyard to San Francisco American, JetBlue Check Dates
Nantucket to San Francisco American, JetBlue, United Check Dates
Boston to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $326
New York to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $241
Newark to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $301
New York to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $286
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
New York to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $335
Boston to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $392
Providence to Oakland American, United $483
Hartford to Oakland American $468
New York to London Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Euro Atlantic $468
Manchester to Oakland American, United $494
Albany to OaklandCheck Dates
Burlington to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $472

Airlines Flying from Boston to San Francisco (BOS to SFO) Number of flights searched: 310Last modified: Jun 24, 2016 6:48 PM

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 SEA 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 JFK 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 DEN 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 33 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 102 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 53% 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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