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The cheapest times to fly from BOS to JFK are

  • January 1st to July 22nd (except the weeks of February 12th, February 19th, April 16th, May 7th, and June 18th)
  • October 15th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BOS to JFK is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $283 for Sunday flights during mid April, or as low as $129 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.

 

When to Fly to New York

Flying from Boston, MA (BOS) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $129 to $189 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $129. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $214. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $85 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $155 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BOS to JFK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BOS to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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BOS to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BOS to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Boston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.52, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $10 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $151. Return trip prices are from the JFK to BOS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BOS to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from BOS to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 11.61% less expensive than JFK
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOS to PHL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BOS to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azul, Cape Air, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Logan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 186 miles or 299 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BOS to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BOS to JFK flight is about 1 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Boston, MA and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from BOS to JFK.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeBOS
Origination airport nameLogan International Airport
CityBoston, MA
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.4
Longitude-71

Return Airport

Destination codeJFK
Destination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States
Latitude40.6
Longitude-73.8

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BOS to JFK tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 26% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave JFK heading for BOS about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in New York, NY is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 18 minutes late
  • American: 49 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 20 minutes late
  • Republic: 1 minutes early
  • JetBlue: 15 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 19 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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