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Flights from San Francisco to Boston, United States Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:09 -05:00

San Francisco to Boston Last modified: Jan 21, 2017 3:09 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,455,725,213 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Boston. American & United frequently offer the best deals to Boston flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
SFOBOS
Wed 3/8
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 3/14
1 stop
$250
United
SFOBOS
Wed 3/1
1 stop
BOSSFO
Wed 3/15
1 stop
$250
JetBlue
SFOBOS
Wed 3/15
nonstop
BOSSFO
Sun 3/19
nonstop
$277
Sun Country
SFOBOS
Sun 2/5
1 stop
BOSSFO
Fri 2/10
1 stop
$284
Virgin America
SFOBOS
Fri 2/3
1 stop
BOSSFO
Mon 2/6
1 stop
$290
Alaska
SFOBOS
Fri 2/3
nonstop
BOSSFO
Tue 2/7
nonstop
$297

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 $277.

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 $324 $283
7-14 days $287 $265
14-21 days $287 $265
21-30 days $305 $284
30-60 days $277 $250
60-90 days $319 $287
90+ days $319 $250

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 29,464,553,548 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 Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$290 $287 $250 $280 $283 $265 $284

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
January San Francisco Boston United 1/27/17 2/3/17 2 $283
February San Francisco Boston American 2/4/17 2/11/17 1 $265
March San Francisco Boston American 3/8/17 3/14/17 1 $250
April San Francisco Boston United 4/8/17 4/12/17 2 $287
May San Francisco Boston United 5/5/17 5/13/17 1 $250
June San Francisco Boston JetBlue 6/5/17 6/10/17 0 $319
July San Francisco Boston United 7/11/17 7/20/17 0 $345
August San Francisco Boston United 8/1/17 8/16/17 0 $334

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$333
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$333 $290
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$290 $284
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$284 $296
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$296 $298
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
$298

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 $325.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Boston is $326.

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 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 08:00 22:45
United 7 6 6 8 8 7 8 06:00 22:40
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 06:55 21:25

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 $197.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Boston is $308.

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 32 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 77 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 48% 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: Jan 21, 2017 3:09 -05:00Number of routes searched: 475Number of itineraries searched: 992,212

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
American -
Alaska -
JetBlue -
Major Airlines -
United -
Virgin America -
American PDX
American PHX
American SEA
American CLT
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska LAX
Alaska SAN
JetBlue JFK
JetBlue LGB
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue LAS
Copa PTY
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines CVG
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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