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)

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

$49

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 5% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Boston in March, April 2021

23 Mar - 30 Mar
$79pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
7 Apr - 13 Apr
$80pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Apr - 2 May
$81pp
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

23 Mar - 30 Mar
$79pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
7 Apr - 13 Apr
$80pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
30 Apr - 2 May
$81pp
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

6 May - 6 May
$92pp
PHL
Philadelphia
JetBlue
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
7 May - 9 May
$97pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Delta
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
3 May - 8 May
$112pp
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

11 Mar - 16 Mar
$115pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
10 Mar - 13 Mar
$131pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
9 Mar - 15 Mar
$137pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Boston from Philadelphia

3:00 am - 4:23 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 23m
PHL - BOS
American Airlines
3:00 am - 4:26 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 26m
PHL - BOS
Major Airline
$58
StudentUniverse
1:34 pm - 5:09 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 35m
PHL - BOS
Multiple Airlines
$67
Gotogate

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

Can I find flights from Philadelphia to Boston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Philadelphia to Boston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $79, but on average you can expect to pay $100.

Are there nonstop flights from Philadelphia to Boston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Philadelphia to Boston under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Philadelphia to Boston is less than $140.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 11 flights depart from Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 82% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 18% 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 16 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 $112, American Airlines can have you in Boston from Philadelphia in 1h 21m. 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 Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Boston, with prices starting at $79. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by JetBlue and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $92 and $97, respectively. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 42% 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 $40 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Major Airline from $44 and American Airlines from $49 one-way.

Alternative routes for Philadelphia to Boston

Destination information for Boston

Flight duration
1h 32m
Average temperature for March in Boston
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Boston
3.9 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Boston

Top 5 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Boston

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

Morning 6 AM to noon 66% of PHL to BOS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of PHL to BOS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of PHL to BOS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHL to BOS departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Philadelphia to Boston
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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