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The cheapest times to fly from BOS to PHL are

  • August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, 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 PHL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $415 for Sunday flights during mid April, or as low as $112 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Boston, MA (BOS) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $127 to $178 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $121. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid April, with an average price of $254. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $133 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $137 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BOS to PHL flight.

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

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BOS to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BOS to PHL 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 $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $18 (12%) 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 $135. Return trip prices are from the PHL to BOS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BOS to PHL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azul, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 280 miles or 451 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BOS to PHL flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Boston, MA and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from BOS to PHL.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codePHL
Destination airport namePhiladelphia International Airport
CityPhiladelphia, PA
Countrythe United States
Latitude39.9
Longitude-75.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BOS to PHL tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 37% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PHL heading for BOS about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Philadelphia, PA is about 8 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 16 minutes late
  • Republic: 8 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 26 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 20 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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