The cheapest times to fly from SMA to BOS are

  • February 5th to July 8th
  • September 10th to October 7th

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 SMA to BOS is early April. Prices can be as high as $3239 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $581 for Monday flights around early April.


When to Fly to Boston

Flying from Santa Maria (SMA) to Boston, MA (BOS) will usually cost between $590 to $1615 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early April with an average ticket price of $592. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1415. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $823 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $719 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMA to BOS flight.

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

SMA to BOS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMA to BOS flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Santa Maria Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $421 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $722. Return trip prices are from the BOS to SMA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SMA to BOS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SMA to BOS

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SMA to BOS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (SMA > LIS > BOS)

  • Price for both tickets: $628
  • Average savings: $92 (12.73%)

See SMA to OPO flights

Hack #2: Porto (SMA > OPO > BOS)

  • Price for both tickets: $691
  • Average savings: $29 (3.96%)

See SMA to LIS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Azores Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Logan International Airport to Santa Maria Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2436 miles or 3920 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMA to BOS flight is about 5 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Maria and Boston, MA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from SMA to BOS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSMA
Origination airport nameSanta Maria Airport
CitySanta Maria

Return Airport

Destination codeBOS
Destination airport nameLogan International Airport
CityBoston, MA
Countrythe United States


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