Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Boston (PHL - BOS)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Boston are usually found in April or May, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS)

All the information you need to plan the best PHL to BOS flight in 2021: compare Philadelphia to Boston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Boston.
PHL - BOS
Price
$117 - $172
BOS
Temperature
39.2 - 84.2 °F
BOS
Rainfall
2.8 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$117

From Philadelphia to Boston

One-way from

$101

One-way flight from Philadelphia to Boston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Philadelphia to Boston?

Leaving on a Friday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 36% on the overall cost on flights from Philadelphia to Boston.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Philadelphia to Boston?

Find a great deal and save up to 25% by booking at least 20 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Philadelphia to Boston within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $185.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Philadelphia to Boston?

Flights from Philadelphia to Boston lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Philadelphia to Boston in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $50.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Philadelphia to Boston (PHL - BOS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Philadelphia to Boston in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 10% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Boston in June, July 2021

The best prices found for PHL to BOS flights for June, July
19 Jul - 21 Jul
$133pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
3 Jul - 10 Jul
$145pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
24 Jul - 26 Jul
$152pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Philadelphia to Boston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Boston from Philadelphia found for this year
13 Nov - 2 Dec
$133pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
15 Nov - 2 Dec
$141pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
23 Aug - 25 Aug
$144pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

Non-stop flights to Boston from Philadelphia

Save time with Philadelphia to Boston direct flight deals
13 Nov - 2 Dec
$133pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
14 Nov - 2 Dec
$153pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
14 Jul - 20 Jul
$165pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

Last minute flights from Philadelphia to Boston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Boston from Philadelphia, departing today and this week
1 Jul - 4 Jul
$160pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
1 Jul - 13 Jul
$175pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
1 Jul - 4 Jul
$179pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Boston from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Boston
5:10 pm - 6:32 pm
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 22m
PHL - BOS
Major Airline
$101
StudentUniverse
2:00 am - 9:59 am
Delta
2 Stops
7h 59m
PHL - BOS
Delta
$102
Delta
3:00 am - 4:19 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 19m
PHL - BOS
JetBlue

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Boston

Are flight prices decreasing from Philadelphia to Boston due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Philadelphia and Boston for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, JetBlue, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airports do I use to fly from Philadelphia to Boston?

Booking a flight from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston Logan Intl (BOS) is your only option if you wish to fly from Philadelphia to Boston. On a typical day, there are 19 flights from Philadelphia to Logan Intl, all of which are around 1h 14m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 9 airlines when you book a flight from Philadelphia to Boston.

Can I find flights from Philadelphia to Boston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Boston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $133, but on average you can expect to pay $157.

Are there nonstop flights from Philadelphia to Boston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Boston under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Boston is less than $191.

Are there last-minute flights available from Philadelphia to Boston for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia to Boston within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Boston?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Wednesday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Philadelphia to Boston on average per day?

On average 3 flights depart from Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 67% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Philadelphia or Boston?

Philadelphia will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Boston over the next 14 days.

Is Philadelphia weather warmer or cooler than Boston?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 88 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Boston is generally colder than in Philadelphia. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Boston?

For as low as $133, American Airlines can have you in Boston from Philadelphia in 1h 19m. Airlines will cover a distance of 281 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Philadelphia to Boston round-trip?

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Boston, with prices starting at $133. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Spirit Airlines and JetBlue, with the lowest prices starting at $144 and $172, respectively. American Airlines is currently priced 3% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Philadelphia to Boston one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $67 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Spirit Airlines from $70 and Major Airline from $84 one-way.

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Boston

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Boston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Philadelphia to Boston.
Flight duration
1h 30m
Average temperature for June in Boston
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Boston
3.1 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Boston

Top 5 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Boston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Philadelphia to Boston choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$58 $156 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$58 $159 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$58 $190 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$58 $190 No cancel fee 71%
Linear Air Taxi
$2,506 $4,812 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Philadelphia to Boston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Philadelphia towards Boston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of PHL to BOS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 38% of PHL to BOS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 5% of PHL to BOS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to BOS departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Boston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Philadelphia to Boston.
Sunday
25 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
14 daily flights
Wednesday
22 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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