The cheapest times to fly from BOS to ACK are

  • July 16th to October 21st
  • December 24th to March 18th

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 ACK is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $593 for Saturday flights during early June, or as low as $158 for Friday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Nantucket

Flying from Boston, MA (BOS) to Nantucket, MA (ACK) will usually cost between $201 to $586 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $196. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $580. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $384 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $417 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BOS to ACK flight.

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

BOS to ACK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BOS to ACK 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 $2.86, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday 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 $52 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $388. Return trip prices are from the ACK to BOS 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 BOS to ACK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 9 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 ACK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) in Worcester, MA

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from ACK
  • Usually 32.25% less expensive than ACK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to ORH flights

Destination alternative #2: Theodore Francis Green State Airport (PVD) in Providence, RI

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from ACK
  • Usually 24.34% less expensive than ACK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to PVD flights

Destination alternative #3: Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC) in Provincetown, MA

  • 57 miles (92 km) away from ACK
  • Usually 15.11% less expensive than ACK
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOS to PVC flights

Destination alternative #4: Barnstable Municipal-Boardman/Polando Field Airport (HYA) in Hyannis, MA

  • 31 miles (50 km) away from ACK
  • Usually 13.55% less expensive than ACK
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOS to HYA flights

Destination alternative #5: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from ACK
  • Usually 9.47% less expensive than ACK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to BDL flights

Destination alternative #6: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in Manchester, NH

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ACK
  • Usually 5.76% less expensive than ACK
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to MHT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nantucket Memorial Airport to Logan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 91 miles or 146 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BOS to ACK flight is about 1 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Boston, MA and Nantucket, MA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from BOS to ACK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BOS
Origination airport name Logan International Airport
City Boston, MA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -71

Return Airport

Destination code ACK
Destination airport name Nantucket Memorial Airport
City Nantucket, MA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -70.1


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BOS to ACK tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 44% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ACK heading for BOS about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Nantucket, MA is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • JetBlue: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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