The cheapest times to fly from LAX to BOS are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of February 5th, February 19th, and March 19th)
  • April 16th to May 6th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • September 3rd 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 LAX to BOS is early December. Prices can be as high as $928 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $230 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Boston

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Boston, MA (BOS) will usually cost between $237 to $432 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 $237. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $473. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $257 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to BOS flight.

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

LAX to BOS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to BOS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. 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 BOS to LAX 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 LAX to BOS 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 LAX to BOS? 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 Logan International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 106 available flights from LAX to BOS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

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


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAX to BOS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 21% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BOS heading for LAX about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Boston, MA is about 5 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 11 minutes late
  • American: 17 minutes late
  • United: 9 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 13 minutes late
  • Alaska: on time
  • Some airlines not reporting


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