Useful tips for booking a flight from San Francisco to Boston

A weekday or weekend flight – you decide when you want to fly from San Francisco to Boston. Ticket prices for the route were analyzed in the flight database: The most affordable tickets for connections start at $156. In comparison to other days of the week, flight prices on Mondays are up to 17 % cheaper. Virgin America is chosen 69 % of the time by idealo customers, making it the most frequently used airline for this route.

Get to your destination faster with direct flights from San Francisco to Boston

With direct flights you won't need to worry about transfers or waiting at airports on your way to Boston. These are on offer on any day with JetBlue Airways, United Airlines or Virgin America. American Airlines offers the lowest prices for direct flights starting at $156.

Save money with one-stop flights

Those interested in a connection with stopovers, rather than a direct flight, can save up to $16. Prices for flights with stopovers start at $156, but if you're more interested in direct flights you can find tickets for $172. An analysis of our database indicates that only 26 % of idealo users opt for stopover flights, whereas 52 % prefer direct flights. The most popular stopover flights are those with stops in Los Angeles or Minneapolis. If you want to take the fastest stopover connection, choose a flight with a stop in Minneapolis and enjoy a flight time of 7 hours and 15 minutes. This flight takes only one hour and 54 minutes longer than a direct flight. Make use of our price comparison service and get the best deals on offer, whether you prefer American Airlines or another airline.