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Flights from San Francisco to Boston - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from San Francisco to Boston to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Boston?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from San Francisco to Boston, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from San Francisco to Boston is February, where tickets cost $440 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are June and July, where the average cost of tickets is $798 and $776 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Boston?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from San Francisco to Boston, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from San Francisco to Boston, you should book around 2 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 43 days before departure.

Which airlines fly most frequently between San Francisco and Boston?

JetBlue connects San Francisco to Boston up to 6 flights per day, followed by Delta (5 flights per day), and Alaska Airlines (4 flights per day).

How many flights are there between San Francisco and Boston per day?

Each day, there are between 19 and 23 nonstop flights that take off from San Francisco and land in Boston, with an average flight time of 5h 47m. The most common departure time is 07:00 and most flights take off in the morning. Each week, there are 144 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Thursday, when 16% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Tuesday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between San Francisco and Boston?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 2 cabin class options for the route. These are Business and Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

What’s the earliest departure time from San Francisco to Boston?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from San Francisco at 07:00 and will be landing in Boston at 15:45.

What’s the latest departure time from San Francisco to Boston?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from San Francisco to Boston jets off at 23:59 and lands at 08:42.

Good to know

Low season

January

High season

July
Best time to beat the crowds (21% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (22% more expensive on average)

When to book flights from San Francisco to Boston

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from San Francisco to Boston based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
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FAQs for booking flights from San Francisco to Boston

  • What are some good hotels near Logan International Airport?

    The Embassy Suites by Hilton is a solid choice that is only a 5-minute drive from Logan International Airport and a 15-minute drive from the popular Museum of Fine Arts. The Westin Boston Waterfront is a 4-star choice that is a 10-minute drive from the airport and a 5-minute walk from the waterfront.

  • Does Logan International Airport have pet relief areas?

    If you are traveling with a pet or service animal, make sure to let them relieve themselves after you have arrived at Logan International Airport. There is a pet relief area conveniently located outside of every Arrivals terminal, and travelers can get complimentary waste bags at each location.

  • What are some good dining options in San Jose Mineta International Airport?

    If you would like to grab a bite to eat before your flight takes off, make sure to browse through the different dining options at San Jose Mineta International Airport. Flames Eatery and Bar is a casual restaurant that is located in Terminal B and serves American-style meals, while Gordon Biersch Brewing Company is known for having an impressive craft beer selection. Jamba Juice and Peet’s Coffee and Tea are both convenient choices for travelers short on time that would like to purchase to-go items.

  • Does Logan International Airport have a prayer room?

    Logan International Airport is home to the Our Lady of the Airways Chapel that is located between Terminals B and C and is open to all travelers. The Chapel hosts Mass on Sundays and can be used for individual prayer when a ceremony is not occurring.

  • Which airlines offer Wi-Fi service onboard planes from San Francisco to Boston?

    JetBlue, Alaska Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines offer inflight Wi-Fi service on the San Francisco to Boston flight route.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from San Francisco to Boston?

    The Boeing 737 MAX 9 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the San Francisco to Boston flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from San Francisco to Boston?

    oneworld, Star Alliance, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between San Francisco and Boston, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • On which days can I fly direct from San Francisco to Boston?

    There are direct flights from San Francisco to Boston on a daily basis.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from San Francisco to Boston?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from San Francisco to Boston.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from San Francisco to Boston?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Boston from San Francisco is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from San Francisco to Boston?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Boston with an airline and back to San Francisco with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from San Francisco to Boston?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Boston from San Francisco up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight from San Francisco to Boston

  • If you are interested in flights from San Francisco to Boston, there are three different airports that you can choose to fly out of. While San Francisco International Airport is the largest airport in the region and is closest to the city center, Oakland International Airport is another popular choice. San Jose Mineta International Airport is also a convenient option for anyone located south of San Francisco.
  • For those that would like a direct flight from San Francisco to Boston, consider booking your ticket with either JetBlue or Delta, as these companies are known for providing above-average legroom. If you are willing to have a connecting flight, consider booking with Southwest Airlines, as they allow travelers to check up to two bags for free.
  • To have a bit of extra help navigating San Francisco International Airport, look into hiring an Airport Butler. Airport Butlers are meant to provide assistance with carrying bags, checking in, finding your gate, and even personal shopping. They can be booked ahead of time through the airport’s website or directly at the check-in area.
  • Do you find flying to be stressful? Make sure to keep your eyes open for the San Francisco International Airport Wag Brigade. The Wag Brigade is made up of several trained dogs and a Juliana-breed pig, and they travel throughout the different terminals to say hi to travelers and relieve stress before boarding flights.
  • If you have some extra time to kill before your flight, consider purchasing an access pass for the Escape Lounge located in Oakland International Airport. This lounge is available to travelers from all airlines and provides complimentary snacks, access to televisions, and high-speed WiFi.
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Prefer to fly direct from San Francisco to Boston Logan Intl?

Find which airlines fly direct from San Francisco to Logan Intl, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

San Francisco to Boston Logan Intl

Monday

ANA, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +20 more

ANA, Air New Zealand, +21 more

Tuesday

ANA, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +20 more

ANA, Air New Zealand, +21 more

Wednesday

ANA, Air China, Air New Zealand, +19 more

ANA, Air China, +20 more

Thursday

ANA, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +21 more

ANA, Air New Zealand, +22 more

Friday

ANA, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +18 more

ANA, Air New Zealand, +19 more

Saturday

ANA, Air China, Air New Zealand, +22 more

ANA, Air China, +23 more

Sunday

ANA, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +19 more

ANA, Air New Zealand, +20 more

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Direct returns

Boston Logan Intl to San Francisco

Monday

ANA, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +19 more

ANA, Air New Zealand, +20 more

Tuesday

ANA, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +18 more

ANA, Air New Zealand, +19 more

Wednesday

ANA, Air China, Air New Zealand, +20 more

ANA, Air China, +21 more

Thursday

ANA, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +19 more

ANA, Air New Zealand, +20 more

Friday

ANA, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +18 more

ANA, Air New Zealand, +19 more

Saturday

Air China, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +19 more

Air China, Air New Zealand, +20 more

Sunday

Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, +20 more

Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +21 more

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