The cheapest times to fly from PHL to BOS are
- August 6th to November 18th
- December 3rd to February 18th (except the weeks of December 10th and February 5th)
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 PHL to BOS is late October. Prices can be as high as $298 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $112 for Wednesday flights around late October.
When to Fly to Boston
Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Boston, MA (BOS) will usually cost between $127 to $185 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $121. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $217. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $96 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 PHL to BOS flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHL to BOS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PHL to BOS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. 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 BOS to PHL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PHL to BOS 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 PHL to BOS? 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 Logan International Airport to Philadelphia International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 280 miles or 451 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PHL to BOS?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to BOS flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.
How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Boston, MA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from PHL to BOS.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Philadelphia International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Logan International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from PHL to BOS tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 36% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BOS heading for PHL about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Boston, MA is about 13 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- American: 20 minutes late
- Republic: 7 minutes late
- JetBlue: 19 minutes late
- Endeavor: 26 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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