Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Boston (PHL - BOS)

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The best prices from Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl 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
Precipitation
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 Logan Intl

One-way from

$53

One-way flight from Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl

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?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 36% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 39 days in advance to save up to 115% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 39 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Philadelphia to Boston 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $202, or $294 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Boston from Philadelphia with a flight ticket averaging about $138. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $66. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Philadelphia to Boston in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Philadelphia to Boston in September, October 2021

The best prices found for PHL to BOS flights for September, October
22 Sep - 23 Sep
$73pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$74pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$77pp
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
22 Sep - 23 Sep
$73pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$74pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$77pp
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
21 Sep - 21 Sep
$92pp
PHL
Philadelphia
American Airlines
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
22 Sep - 30 Sep
$97pp
PHL
Philadelphia
JetBlue
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia
15 Oct - 16 Oct
$101pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Major Airline
Non-Stop
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Major Airline
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
22 Sep - 23 Sep
$73pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
22 Sep - 23 Sep
$85pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
PHL
Philadelphia
22 Sep - 23 Sep
$86pp
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
BOS
Boston Logan Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
PHL
Philadelphia

One-way flights to Logan Intl from Philadelphia

The cheapest one-way flights from Philadelphia to Boston
3:00 am - 4:22 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 22m
PHL - BOS
Major Airline
$53
StudentUniverse
1:55 pm - 3:29 pm
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 34m
PHL - BOS
JetBlue
2:48 pm - 7:35 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 47m
PHL - BOS
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Philadelphia</span> to <span class="emphasized">Boston</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Philadelphia to Boston

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 26 flights from Philadelphia to Logan Intl, all of which are around 1h 17m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 9 airlines when you book a flight from Philadelphia to Boston.

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.

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.

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 $73, but on average you can expect to pay $86.

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 $122.

Are there last-minute flights available from Philadelphia to Boston for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Philadelphia to Boston within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Philadelphia to Boston?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Friday.

How popular is this Philadelphia to Boston flight route?

The Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl flight path was viewed by 86 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Philadelphia to Boston a day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Philadelphia to Boston?

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue, and American Airlines can get you from Philadelphia to Boston in just under 1h 17m. Your travel time can differ by up to 9h 47m. The distance from Philadelphia to Boston is about 281 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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 $73. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by JetBlue and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $97 and $103, respectively. These flights start at 47% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $35. Users have also found prices from $49 and $53 on Spirit Airlines and JetBlue, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Boston, MA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Boston from Philadelphia?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Boston Logan Intl within the United States

Most visitors from Philadelphia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Boston Logan Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Boston Logan Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philadelphia are not required to quarantine after entering Boston Logan Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Philadelphia from Boston?

Returning to Philadelphia from Boston Logan Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Boston Logan Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Philadelphia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Boston Logan Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Philadelphia.

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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 from PHL to BOS
1h 28m
Average temperature for September in Boston
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Boston
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Airports servicing Boston

Top 5 airlines flying from Philadelphia to Boston Logan Intl

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 60% of PHL to BOS departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of PHL to BOS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 8% of PHL to BOS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of PHL to BOS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
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
30 daily flights
Tuesday
21 daily flights
Wednesday
38 daily flights
Thursday
31 daily flights
Friday
25 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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