The cheapest times to fly from FBM to BOS are

  • January 15th to May 20th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 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 FBM to BOS is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $2895 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $1436 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Boston

Flying from Lubumbashi (FBM) to Boston, MA (BOS) will usually cost between $1476 to $1702 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $1461. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1945. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $484 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1491 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FBM to BOS flight.

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

FBM to BOS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FBM to BOS flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Lubumbashi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BOS, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into FBM. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Boston, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Lubumbashi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $180 (10%) 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 $1508. Return trip prices are from the BOS to FBM 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 FBM to BOS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 55 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FBM to BOS

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 FBM to BOS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (FBM > JNB > BOS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1409
  • Average savings: $82 (5.5%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, South African, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7188 miles or 11568 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FBM to BOS flight is about 13 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Lubumbashi and Boston, MA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from FBM to BOS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FBM
Origination airport name Lubumbashi International Airport
City Lubumbashi
Country the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Latitude -11.6
Longitude 27.5

Return Airport

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


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