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Flights from Boston to San Francisco

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Flying Time When flying from Boston to San Francisco, this can take around 6 h and 47 m in flying time, however this flight duration can vary due to other factors
Cheapest flight The best price for flights from Boston to San Francisco offered by eDreams, which have been found by our customers in the last 3 days
Departure Airport Logan International Airport is where you'll take off from when flying from Boston to San Francisco
Arrival Airport You'll land at San Francisco Intl Airport when flying from Boston to San Francisco

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Departure Mon, 03 Oct Return Tue, 11 Oct
BOS Boston
SFO San Francisco
return from $425
Departure Wed, 19 Oct Return Tue, 25 Oct
BOS Boston
SFO San Francisco
return from $266
Route information
Michelin star restaurants, chic hotels, flea markets and posh spas make up the vibrant city of San Francisco.
Local currency and cost comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
30%

Trains are 30% more expensive in San Francisco than in Boston.

Boston
$2.4
San Francisco
$3
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in San Francisco costs roughly the same as in Boston.

Boston
$20
San Francisco
$20
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
30%

Taxis are 30% more expensive in San Francisco than in Boston.

Boston
$3
San Francisco
$4
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
6%

Coffee is 6% more expensive in San Francisco than in Boston.

Boston
$4.88
San Francisco
$5.16
Boston airports
  • ( Logan International Airport (BOS)
    How far from city center: 3 miles
  • ( Tf Green State Airport (PVD)
    How far from city center: 47 miles
  • ( Pease Intl Tradeport (PSM)
    How far from city center: 50 miles
  • ( Lawrence (LWM)
    How far from city center: 25 miles
  • ( Worcester - James D O'brien Field (ORH)
    How far from city center: 42 miles
  • ( Manchester Mnpl (MHT)
    How far from city center: 44 miles
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city center: 11 miles
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city center: 12 miles
  • ( San Jose Mnpl (SJC)
    How far from city center: 40 miles
  • ( Sonoma County Airport (STS)
    How far from city center: 55 miles
  • ( San Carlos (SQL)
    How far from city center: 21 miles
  • ( Novato (NOT)
    How far from city center: 24 miles
K Distance: 2692 miles

Going to and from the airports

Flights from Boston

Boston is located towards the north east of the US in the state of Massachusetts. It attracts more than 20 million visitors per year. There are four commercial airports that serve regions in and around Boston. The Logan International Airport is the most widely used airport in the city. It's one of the top 20 busiest airports in the US. It handles more than 33 million passengers each year and has four terminals. Several U.S. carriers offer flights from Boston to San Francisco and other primary hubs. American Airlines, JetBlue and Delta Air Lines, carry out large operations from this particular airport.

Travelling to Boston airport

Passengers on flights from Boston to San Francisco can choose from the MBTA Commuter Rail, the intercity bus, Amtrak train service or the Red Line rapid transit rail to get to South Station. This is Boston's main transportation center. You'll find free MBTA Silver Line buses that transport you from South Station to the airport terminals. If you're using the Blue Line train, get off at Airport Station and take the free shuttle bus service to reach the airport terminal. You could also use a water taxi to reach the airport from downtown Boston. If that's not your preferred mode of transportation, hire a taxi or rent a car.

Reaching San Francisco

People visit Boston for various reasons; the city has much to offer people with varied interests. Take a walk along the beautiful Beacon Hill to see its outstanding red brick houses and tiny cobblestone streets. Whether you're traveling for business or leisure, check out the many waterfront restaurants at Harborwalk. Once you fill up on food, take a walk around one of San Francisco's attractive museums. The Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Boston Children's Museum are popular choices. Walking around museums is not enough; visit the New England Holocaust Memorial, plan a cruise or explore the nightclubs after sunset. San Franciso certainly put's on a good show.

Getting to the city center

The SFO International Airport is located 13 miles away from downtown. Passengers traveling from the airport to the city centre use the BART rapid rail, Caltrain Commuter Rail or the SamTrans Public Bus Service. Most flights to San Francisco from Boston arrive at this airport. Passengers also frequent the Oakland International Airport. BART serves passengers traveling from OAK. If you'd like to get a BART train from the SFO airport, head to the BART station at the departure level. You can buy tickets on the spot. BART trains connect you to the Caltrain rail system. There's a free AirTrain service that transports passengers to terminals, stations and car rental centers at the airport.

😷 Is it safe to travel from Boston to San Francisco during the Covid-19 situation?
At eDreams we do our best to ensure that your travel plans won't be affected by restrictions or possible cancellations that United States may apply. Using the flexible ticket gurantee you can decide if you rather rebook or get a refund!
🔍 For flights from Boston to San Francisco, how can I find the cheapest price?
The cheapest price for a flight from Boston to San Francisco is $266. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is San Francisco more expensive than Boston to visit?
Looking at cab fares, a ride in San Francisco costs about $ 4.00 USD, 33% more expensive than Boston, with a fare of $ 3.00 USD, while train tickets cost 25% more at San Francisco: $ 3.00 USD versus $ 2.40 USD at Boston. Contrasting the price of a meal, they round 20.00 USD in both San Francisco and Boston. The price of the coffee is around 6% more expensive in San Francisco, with an average of 5.16 USD , while in Boston the coffee costs 4.88 USD.
📉 When booking, when is the best time to get the best prices for flights from Boston to San Francisco?
The most popular months to book a trip from Boston to San Francisco are October, May and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Boston to San Francisco?
The best time of the year to visit San Francisco depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, December is the best month to fly to San Francisco from Boston in terms of searches from our customers, followed by August and May. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds January, September and March are the months with fewer searches for Boston - San Francisco.
🕑 How long does the flight from Boston to San Francisco take?
Flight length from Boston to San Francisco is around 06:47 hours on average, at an average distance of 4,365 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in San Francisco compared to Boston?
While in Boston the temperatures can reach an average of 32.68 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,San Francisco's temperatures can go up to 32.98 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.36 ºC in San Francisco, compared to the -13.69 ºC average degrees reported in Boston. During the winter period, Boston can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while San Francisco have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Boston and San Francisco?
The main route from Boston to San Francisco is: Logan International Airport (BOS) to San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO). The following airlines fly this route:
  • United Airlines.
  • Alaska Airlines.
  • Delta Air Lines.
✈️ The airlines that fly indirectly from Boston to San Francisco are:
✈️ The airlines that fly indirectly from Boston to San Francisco are:
  • Sun Country Airlines, stopping at Minneapolis during at least 90 minutes.
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