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Flights from San Francisco to Boston, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:15 -04:00

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San Francisco to Boston Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:15 -04:00

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

American
SFOBOS
Tue 10/25
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$146
Select
American
SFOBOS
Tue 11/1
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$146
Select
United
SFOBOS
Tue 10/18
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$230
Select
United
SFOBOS
Sat 10/22
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$230
Select
United
SFOBOS
Mon 10/24
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$230
Select
United
SFOBOS
Tue 10/25
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$230
Select
Sun Country
SFOBOS
Fri 10/21
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$300
Select
Sun Country
SFOBOS
Fri 10/21
1 stop
BOSSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$300
Select
Sun Country
SFOBOS
Fri 10/21
1 stop
BOSSFO
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$300
Select
Sun Country
SFOBOS
Tue 10/25
1 stop
BOSSFO
Thu 11/3
1 stop
$300
Select
Sun Country
SFOBOS
Wed 10/26
1 stop
BOSSFO
Fri 10/28
1 stop
$300
Select
Virgin America
SFOBOS
Tue 10/18
1 stop
BOSSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$313
Select
Virgin America
SFOBOS
Sat 10/22
1 stop
BOSSFO
Thu 10/27
1 stop
$313
Select
Virgin America
SFOBOS
Sat 10/22
1 stop
BOSSFO
Mon 11/7
1 stop
$313
Select
Virgin America
SFOBOS
Tue 10/25
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 11/1
1 stop
$313
Select
Virgin America
SFOBOS
Tue 10/25
1 stop
BOSSFO
Fri 11/4
1 stop
$313
Select
JetBlue
SFOBOS
Tue 10/18
nonstop
BOSSFO
Tue 10/25
nonstop
$327
Select
JetBlue
SFOBOS
Tue 10/18
nonstop
BOSSFO
Wed 10/26
nonstop
$327
Select
JetBlue
SFOBOS
Tue 10/25
nonstop
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
nonstop
$327
Select
JetBlue
SFOBOS
Tue 11/1
nonstop
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
nonstop
$327
Select
JetBlue
SFOBOS
Tue 11/1
nonstop
BOSSFO
Wed 11/9
nonstop
$327
Select
Alaska
SFOBOS
Sat 10/29
1 stop
BOSSFO
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$335
Select
Alaska
SFOBOS
Sat 10/29
1 stop
BOSSFO
Sat 11/5
1 stop
$335
Select
Alaska
SFOBOS
Sat 11/5
1 stop
BOSSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$335
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Boston?

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 $241.

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 thinking 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?

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 $622 $416
7-14 days $407 $320
14-21 days $327 $230
21-30 days $327 $146
30-60 days $327 $146
60-90 days $327 $300
90+ days $327 $274

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Boston

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 San Francisco to Boston is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$150 $146 $261 $300 $300 $230 $300

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Boston United 9/30/16 10/3/16 1 $416
October San Francisco Boston American 10/25/16 11/8/16 1 $146
November San Francisco Boston American 11/1/16 11/8/16 1 $146
December San Francisco Boston Sun Country 12/1/16 12/4/16 1 $300
January San Francisco Boston American 1/31/17 2/7/17 1 $274
February San Francisco Boston American 2/3/17 2/7/17 1 $302
March San Francisco Boston United 3/15/17 3/29/17 1 $324
April San Francisco Boston JetBlue 4/18/17 4/21/17 1 $374

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Boston

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
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$463
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$463 $320
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$320 $300
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$300 $300
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$300 $300
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$300

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Boston

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 $375.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Boston is $416.

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 21:10
United 7 6 7 7 7 5 7 06:06 22:35
Virgin America 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 09:30 21:30

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

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 $204.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Boston is $315.

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 38 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 79 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 56% 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: Sep 30, 2016 3:15 -04:00Number of routes searched: 413Number of itineraries searched: 1,562,113

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 -
JetBlue -
Delta -
United -
Virgin America -
American PHX
American SEA
American CLT
American DFW
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SAN
JetBlue JFK
JetBlue LGB
JetBlue FLL
JetBlue LAS
Copa PTY
Delta ATL
Delta LAX
Delta SLC
Delta CVG
Sun Country MSP
United CLE
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
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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FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $275
Flights from Oakland to Boston American, JetBlue, Delta $314
Flights from San Jose to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $141
Flights from Fresno to Boston American, Alaska, Delta, United $344
Flights from Reno to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $308
Flights from San Luis Obispo to Boston American, Alaska, United $343
Flights from Monterey to Boston American, Alaska, United $343
Flights from Santa Rosa to Boston American, Alaska, Delta $499
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Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from Redding to Boston Alaska, United $350
Flights from San Jose to New York Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $277
Flights from Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $277
Flights from Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $249
Flights from San Francisco to Providence American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $311
Flights from San Francisco to Manchester American, Delta, United $311
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United, Virgin America $282
Flights from San Francisco to Hartford American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $328
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $227
Flights from Sacramento to Manchester American, Delta, United $438
Flights from Sacramento to Providence American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $330
Flights from San Francisco to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United $296
Flights from San Jose to Providence American, Alaska, Delta, United $320
Flights from Oakland to Providence American, Alaska, Delta $350
Flights from San Jose to Manchester American, Delta, United $321
Flights from San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
Flights from Oakland to Manchester American, Delta $350
Flights from San Francisco to Portland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $330
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