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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Boston, MA, United States - PHL to BOS Last modified: May 29, 2016 7:49 AM

Popular flights from Philadelphia to Boston Last modified: May 29, 2016 7:49 AM

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American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 11, 2016 $142
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 $142
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 20, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 $145
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 $145
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 $145
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 $145
Jul 22, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 $145

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Philadelphia to Boston (PHL to BOS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Philadelphia to Boston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $145.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Philadelphia to Boston (PHL to BOS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Philadelphia to Boston 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 Philadelphia to Boston

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $295 $565
7-14 days $165 $286
14-21 days $145 $279
21-30 days $145 $284
30-60 days $145 $272
60-90 days $142 $279
90+ days $145 $284

Cheapest Day To Fly from Philadelphia to Boston

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$145 $142 $145 $145 $145 $145 $145

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Philadelphia to Boston

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Philadelphia Boston American 5/31/16 6/5/16 0 $365
June Philadelphia Boston American 6/18/16 6/21/16 0 $145
July Philadelphia Boston American 7/1/16 7/5/16 0 $145
August Philadelphia Boston American 8/9/16 8/11/16 0 $142
September Philadelphia Boston JetBlue 9/17/16 9/19/16 0 $145
October Philadelphia Boston American 10/1/16 10/3/16 0 $145
November Philadelphia Boston American 11/12/16 11/19/16 0 $145
December Philadelphia Boston JetBlue 12/22/16 12/29/16 0 $145

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

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 Philadelphia to Boston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$295
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$295 $240
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$240 $145
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$145 $145
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$145 $145
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$145

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Philadelphia to Boston (PHL to BOS)

Your Philadelphia to Boston 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 Philadelphia to Boston is $367.

The average price for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Boston is $143.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Philadelphia to Boston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 12 12 12 12 12 11 12 06:00 22:50
JetBlue 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 08:25 20:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Philadelphia to Boston (PHL to BOS)

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 Philadelphia to Boston. 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 Philadelphia to Boston is $72.

The average price for round trip flights from Philadelphia to Boston is $143.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
New York to Boston American, JetBlue $97
Washington to Boston American, JetBlue, United $127
Baltimore to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Newark to Boston JetBlue, United $97
Richmond to Boston American, JetBlue, United $149
Long Island MacArthur to Boston United $1,023
Atlantic City to BostonCheck Dates
Harrisburg to Boston American, United $279
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Boston American $332
Westchester County to Boston American, Tradewind, United $361
Hartford to BostonCheck Dates
Elmira - Corning to Boston American Check Dates
State College to Boston American, United $332
Ithaca to Boston American, United $326
Salisbury - Ocean City to Boston American $274
New Haven to Boston American $395
Newburgh to BostonCheck Dates
Binghamton to Boston American, United Check Dates
New York to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Washington to New York American, JetBlue, United $165
New York to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet $728
New York to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $292
New York to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $174
New York to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
New York to ManchesterCheck Dates
New York to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $169
New York to Miami American, Frontier, United $134
Washington to Manchester American, United $195
New York to Portland American, JetBlue, United $147
New York to Montreal American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, Virgin America, WestJet $228

Airlines Flying from Philadelphia to Boston (PHL to BOS) Number of flights searched: 48Last modified: May 29, 2016 7:49 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Philadelphia to Boston 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 Philadelphia to Boston.

Philadelphia to Boston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
Delta RDU X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Philadelphia and Boston, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Philadelphia to Boston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Philadelphia to Boston?
Answer: The average Philadelphia to Boston flight time is an hour and 22 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Philadelphia and Boston?
Answer: The distance from Philadelphia to Boston is 279 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Philadelphia to Boston?
Answer: There are 117 direct flights from Philadelphia to Boston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Philadelphia to Boston?
Answer: American Airlines provides 70% of the non-stop flights between Philadelphia and Boston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Philadelphia to Boston?
Answer: Detroit, MI
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