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Flights from San Francisco to Boston, United States

San Francisco to Boston Last modified: Jul 22, 2017 3:13 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 25,217,253,560 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Boston. Alaska & JetBlue frequently offer the best deals to Boston flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
SFOBOS
Sat 7/22
nonstop
BOSSFO
Tue 7/25
nonstop
$257
JetBlue
SFOBOS
Mon 8/7
nonstop
BOSSFO
Wed 8/16
nonstop
$297
United
SFOBOS
Sat 8/5
nonstop
BOSSFO
Tue 8/8
nonstop
$297
Virgin America
SFOBOS
Mon 8/7
nonstop
BOSSFO
Wed 8/16
nonstop
$297
Sun Country
SFOBOS
Mon 8/7
1 stop
BOSSFO
Wed 8/16
1 stop
$303
American
SFOBOS
Tue 8/15
1 stop
BOSSFO
Fri 8/18
1 stop
$313

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Boston? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Boston, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $292.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Boston?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to Boston 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 San Francisco to Boston? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $257 $512
7-14 days $297 $310
14-21 days $297 $303
21-30 days $297 $303
30-60 days $297 $303
60-90 days $365 $310
90+ days $365 $342

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Boston Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 25,230,249,550 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Boston is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$297$297$297$297$297$257$297

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Boston by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco to Boston flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July San Francisco Boston Alaska 7/22/17 7/25/17 0 $257
August San Francisco Boston Alaska 8/13/17 8/25/17 0 $297
September San Francisco Boston Sun Country 9/5/17 9/8/17 1 $310
October San Francisco Boston Sun Country 10/1/17 10/4/17 1 $310
November San Francisco Boston Alaska 11/12/17 12/2/17 1 $353
December San Francisco Boston Alaska 12/1/17 12/4/17 1 $352
January San Francisco Boston United 1/4/18 1/9/18 0 $365
February San Francisco Boston United 2/5/18 2/6/18 0 $365

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Boston Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$480
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$480 $297
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$297 $297
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$297 $297
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$297 $340
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
$340

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Boston Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco to Boston is $409.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Boston is $425.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Boston - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
JetBlue 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 07:50 20:30
Major Airlines 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 11:20 20:55
United 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 00:30 20:40
Virgin America 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 06:30 21:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Boston Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Boston is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Boston is $357.

San Francisco to Boston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Boston?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Boston flight time is 5 hours and 39 minutes.
Question: How far is Boston from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Boston is 2,697 miles (4,340 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Boston?
Answer: There are 116 direct flights from San Francisco to Boston.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Boston?
Answer: United Airlines provides 42% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Boston.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Boston?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Boston Last modified: Jul 22, 2017 3:13 -04:00Number of routes searched: 355Number of itineraries searched: 917,469

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Boston? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Boston. 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.

San Francisco to Boston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Alaska -
JetBlue -
Major Airlines -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American CLT
American DFW
American JFK
American LAX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska LAX
Alaska SAN
JetBlue JFK
JetBlue LGB
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue LAS
Copa PTY
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines CVG
Aer Lingus DUB
Sun Country MSP
United CLE
United DEN
United DFW
United EWR
Virgin America LAX

San Francisco to Boston Airports

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