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I have mentioned in other places that I am an affiliate of many travel websites you are likely already familiar with and one of those is Kayak. They offered some stats and tips on finding cheap flights into Boston and I think it’s really solid info. The closest airport to Salem, MA is Boston Logan (BOS) and many Salem tourists come through those gates.

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So here we go…today on the blog, right from, tips for finding cheap flights into Boston, MA.

Some general information & stats

Looking for cheap airfare to Boston? 25% of Kayak users found round-trip tickets to Boston for the following prices or less: From Washington $116, from Los Angeles $158, from San Francisco $182

Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.

High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly to Boston is February.

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is not only the primary airport of Boston, but it is also the most convenient airport to fly into. For flights not only to Boston but the surrounding areas in all of Massachusetts, Logan International is undoubtedly the best option.

Traveling can be tough for children with special needs and Logan International knows this. Their Wings for Autism program is a unique program that aspires to make the traveling experience as smooth as possible for children with autism and their families. One of the main parts of the program are open house events, where Logan International opens up for families and their children to rehearse and practice the routines of air travel.

If you have a flight to Boston, but your final destination is in the suburbs, you can get where you need to by taking the Logan Express bus service. The Logan Express stops off in many of Boston’s suburbs such as Back Bay, Framingham, Peabody, Braintree, and Woburn.

For many travelers, getting stuck in the airport overnight is an uncomfortable experience. While Logan International may not be able to control the weather, they can and do provide cots to weary travelers who want to catch some sleep. If you’re looking for a bit more comfort than a cot has to offer, Logan International has two hotels within minutes of its terminals. The Hilton Boston Logan Airport is connected via sky bridge directly to Logan International’s terminals. Also, the Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor is just a couple minutes away by complimentary shuttle bus.

Frequently asked questions

How long is the flight to Boston?


  • Washington DC: 1h 33m
  • Chicago: 2h 36m
  • New York: 1h 19m
  • San Francisco: 6h 15m
  • Los Angeles: 6h 00m

Which airlines fly to Boston?
In general from United States, JetBlue, Delta and WestJet fly the most to Boston. The most popular route is from Los Angeles, and American Airlines, JetBlue & Hawaiian Airlines fly this route the most.

What is the name of Boston’s airport?
Boston is served by Boston Logan International Airport, also commonly referred to as Boston Logan, General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl, Logan International, Logan Intl, or simply Boston Airport. The airport code is BOS.

Does Logan International have pet facilities available?
Logan International conveniently caters for pets. There are pet relief areas located by the Arrivals area outside of every terminal. There is an additional pet relief area located in Terminal E after you’ve come through security.

How do I get from Logan International to Downtown Boston?
The MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) is the most affordable and environmentally-friendly method to get into the city after your flight to Boston. Both the Blue Line Subway service and the Silver Line Bus Rapid Transit service offer easy access. The Silver Line is free for riders going from Logan International to South Station and includes a free transfer to the Red Line.

How far is Boston Logan International Airport from central Boston?
Logan International Airport is 3 miles from the center of Boston.

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I hope this helps. Enjoy!! <3

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