The average price of a 7-day trip to Back Bay is $2,280 for a solo traveler, $4,095 for a couple, and $7,677 for a family of 4. Back Bay hotels range from $142 to $484 per night with an average of $202, while most vacation rentals will cost $280 to $600 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Logan International Airport (BOS) are between $653 and $1,095 per person for economy flights and $2,049 to $3,436 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $75 to $155 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Back Bay, MA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to BOS and stay in a Back Bay hotel:

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • August 13th to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Back Bay is usually early to mid September.

 

Average Back Bay Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Back Bay for a week is $1,865-$3,273($266-$468 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $75 to $155 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $386 to $898 for economy

Lodging: $159 to $198 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $176 to $215 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Back Bay for a week is $3,310-$5,650($473-$807 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $150 to $310 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $772 to $1,796 for economy

Lodging: $159 to $198 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $176 to $215 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Back Bay for a week is $5,120-$10,308($731-$1,473 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $300 to $620 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,544 to $3,592 for economy

Lodging: $318 to $396 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $246 to $344 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Back Bay

How cheap can you make a vacation to Back Bay? The cheapest trip to Back Bay is about $184 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $100 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $119.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Back Bay for a week is $1,287-$2,359($184-$337 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $43 to $87 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $386 to $898 for economy

Lodging: $119 to $142 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Back Bay for a week is $1,974-$3,866($282-$552 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $86 to $174 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $772 to $1,796 for economy

Lodging: $119 to $142 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $100 to $120 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Back Bay for a week is $3,588-$7,732($513-$1,105 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $172 to $348 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,544 to $3,592 for economy

Lodging: $238 to $284 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $140 to $168 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Back Bay cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Back Bay Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Back Bay.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Back Bay for a week is $3,287-$10,789($470-$1,541 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $165 to $341 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $872 to $1,922 for first class

Lodging: $210 to $484 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $600 to $1,080 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Back Bay for a week is $5,314-$15,098($759-$2,157 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $330 to $682 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,744 to $3,844 for first class

Lodging: $210 to $484 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $600 to $1,080 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Back Bay for a week is $10,628-$26,308($1,518-$3,758 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $660 to $1,364 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,488 to $7,688 for first class

Lodging: $420 to $968 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $900 to $1,512 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Back Bay Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Back Bay is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Back Bay due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Back Bay Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Back Bay hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Back Bay.

 

Flight Costs to Back Bay

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,095 average in early to mid December to a low of $653 in early to mid September. Median flight price is $669. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Back Bay our data includes 1,228 originating airports, and 200 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Back Bay from an airport like Ahmad Yani (SRG) in Semarang (Indonesia) for an average $10,766 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Massena International-Richards Field (MSS) in Massena, NY (the United States) at an average of just $118.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Back Bay, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $443, so you can easily save about 68% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Back Bay can easily cost $650 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $43 per person. Private tours can cost $1303 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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