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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Boston, MA, United States - SFO to BOS

Popular flights from San Francisco to Boston

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 28, 2016 $322
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 $264
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 29, 2016 May 1, 2016 $378
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 $248
Apr 8, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 $248
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 28, 2016 $319
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 $315

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Boston (SFO to BOS)?

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 $262.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Boston (SFO to BOS)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 San Francisco to Boston

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $625 $495
7-14 days $342 $290
14-21 days $382 $265
21-30 days $368 $264
30-60 days $368 $248
60-90 days $370 $271
90+ days $370 $377

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Boston

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$264 $271 $260 $248 $248 $274 $274

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Boston

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Francisco Boston American 2/29/16 3/7/16 1 $265
March San Francisco Boston American 3/14/16 3/21/16 1 $264
April San Francisco Boston Sun Country 4/7/16 4/11/16 1 $248
May San Francisco Boston American 5/3/16 5/10/16 1 $271
June San Francisco Boston United 6/2/16 6/6/16 0 $370
July San Francisco Boston American 7/6/16 7/12/16 1 $475
August San Francisco Boston United 8/30/16 9/8/16 1 $447
September San Francisco Boston United 9/8/16 9/15/16 1 $447

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Boston.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$666
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$666 $468
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$468 $382
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$382 $383
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$383 $387
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$387

TIPSave $127 by flying into New York instead of Boston from San Francisco

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Boston (SFO to BOS)

Your San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Boston is $312.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Boston is $372.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Boston
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
JetBlue 3 3 3 3 4 1 3 07:25 23:59
United 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 06:00 22:30
Virgin America 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 07:00 23:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Boston (SFO 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 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 $151.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Boston is $309.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $268
Oakland to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $326
San Jose to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $312
Fresno to Boston American, Alaska, United $397
Reno to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $338
San Luis Obispo to Boston American, United $447
Monterey to Boston American, Alaska, United $412
Santa Rosa to Boston American, Alaska $567
Modesto to BostonCheck Dates
Chico to BostonCheck Dates
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $235
Redding to Boston United Check Dates
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $277
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $277
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $266
San Francisco to Providence American, JetBlue, United $305
San Francisco to Manchester American, Alaska, United $381
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $275
San Francisco to Hartford American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $388
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $199
Sacramento to Manchester American, Alaska, United $467
Sacramento to Providence American, United $399
San Francisco to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $258
San Jose to Providence American, Alaska, United $365
Oakland to Providence American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $576
San Jose to Manchester American, Alaska, United $455
San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $234
Oakland to Manchester American, Alaska, United $569
San Francisco to Portland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $346

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Boston (SFO to BOS)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Boston.

San Francisco to Boston
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X
JetBlue - X X X X X X X
JetBlue LGB X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Sun Country MSP X X
United - X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
Virgin America - X X X X X X X
Virgin America LAX X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

San Francisco to Boston Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Boston?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Boston flight time is 5 hours and 39 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Boston?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Boston is 2697 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Boston?
Answer: There are 89 direct flights from San Francisco to Boston.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Boston?
Answer: United Airlines provides 55% 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: New York, NY
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