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The cheapest times to fly from BOS to DEC are

  • August 20th to April 8th (except the weeks of October 8th, November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, February 12th, March 12th, and March 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 BOS to DEC is late January. Prices can be as high as $617 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $260 for Wednesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Decatur

Flying from Boston, MA (BOS) to Decatur, IL (DEC) will usually cost between $280 to $514 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $284. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $484. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $200 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $364 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BOS to DEC flight.

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

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BOS to DEC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BOS to DEC 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 $0.24, which is below 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 $97 (22%) 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 $336. Return trip prices are from the DEC 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 DEC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 41 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from BOS to DEC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 41.21% less expensive than DEC
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOS to IND flights

Destination alternative #2: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 33.10% less expensive than DEC
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOS to STL flights

Destination alternative #3: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 25.00% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to PIA flights

Destination alternative #4: Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington/Normal, IL

  • 44 miles (71 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 20.05% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to BMI flights

Destination alternative #5: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 21.98% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to MLI flights

Destination alternative #6: University of Illinois/Willard Airport (CMI) in Champaign/Urbana, IL

  • 34 miles (55 km) away from DEC
  • Usually 9.89% less expensive than DEC
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to CMI flights

 

Flight Hacking BOS to DEC

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 BOS to DEC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (BOS > ORD > DEC)

  • Price for both tickets: $289
  • Average savings: $76 (20.74%)

See BOS to ORD flights

Hack #2: St. Louis, MO (BOS > STL > DEC)

  • Price for both tickets: $307
  • Average savings: $58 (15.8%)

See BOS to STL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Decatur Airport to Logan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 944 miles or 1519 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BOS to DEC flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Boston, MA and Decatur, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from BOS to DEC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeDEC
Destination airport nameDecatur Airport
CityDecatur, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.8
Longitude-88.9

 

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