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The cheapest times to fly from BOS to LAX are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • August 27th to September 30th

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 LAX is early February. Prices can be as high as $890 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $230 for Tuesday flights around early February.

 

When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Boston, MA (BOS) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $237 to $447 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $237. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $475. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $238 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BOS to LAX flight.

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

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BOS to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BOS to LAX 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 $0.06, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $70 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $258. Return trip prices are from the LAX 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 LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 40 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Logan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2605 miles or 4192 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BOS to LAX flight is about 5 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from BOS to LAX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeLAX
Destination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.9
Longitude-118.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BOS to LAX tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 25% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LAX heading for BOS about 14 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Los Angeles, CA is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 16 minutes late
  • American: 18 minutes late
  • United: 25 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 8 minutes late
  • Alaska: 6 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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