The cheapest times to fly from RDU to BOS are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
- July 30th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
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 RDU to BOS is early September. Prices can be as high as $374 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $127 for Wednesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Boston
Flying from Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) to Boston, MA (BOS) will usually cost between $137 to $299 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $137. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $255. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $118 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $176 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RDU to BOS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RDU to BOS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the RDU to BOS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Raleigh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BOS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into RDU. 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 $75 (33%) 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 $155. Return trip prices are from the BOS to RDU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from RDU to BOS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 5 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from RDU to BOS? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azul, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Logan International Airport to Raleigh-Durham International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 612 miles or 985 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from RDU to BOS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop RDU to BOS flight is about 2 hour 5 minutes.
How many flights go between Raleigh/Durham, NC and Boston, MA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from RDU to BOS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Raleigh-Durham International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Logan International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from RDU to BOS tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 35% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 36% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BOS heading for RDU about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Boston, MA is about 10 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 16 minutes late
- JetBlue: 9 minutes late
- Spirit: 45 minutes late
- Frontier: 6 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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