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The cheapest times to fly from BOS to LGB are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 13th to March 4th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and February 12th)

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 LGB is early December. Prices can be as high as $2608 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $237 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from Boston, MA (BOS) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $257 to $705 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $253. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1126. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $872 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $382 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BOS to LGB flight.

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

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BOS to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BOS to LGB 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 $0.09, 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 to Long Beach, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Boston. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $88 (18%) 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 $404. Return trip prices are from the LGB 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 LGB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 39 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 LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 34.03% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOS to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 20.55% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOS to SAN flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 16.10% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See BOS to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 2.09% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to SNA flights

Destination alternative #5: Ontario International Airport (ONT) in Ontario, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 0.79% less expensive than LGB
  • 1-layover flights available

See BOS to ONT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Cape Air, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Long Beach Airport to Logan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2596 miles or 4178 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BOS to LGB flight is about 5 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Boston, MA and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from BOS to LGB.

 

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 LGB
Destination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BOS to LGB tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 48% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGB heading for BOS about 28 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Long Beach, CA is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • JetBlue: 28 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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