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There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly from San Francisco

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Boston (BOS)

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BART to San Jose, fly

  1. Take the BART from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Boston (BOS)

Fly from Oakland

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Boston (BOS)

Train to Sacramento, fly

  1. Take the train from Richmond to Sacramento
  2. Fly from Sacramento (SMF) to Boston (BOS)

Train

  1. Take the train from Richmond to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston

Bus

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the bus from El Monte to New York
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA

Drive

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS)

San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) by subway, train and bus

The journey time between San Francisco and Boston Airport (BOS) is around 3 days 4h and covers a distance of around 3456 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 12m. Operated by BART, Amtrak, Concord Coach Lines and others, the San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) service departs from Civic Center / UN Plaza and arrives in Boston / Logan Airport. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
3 days 4h Average Duration
$315 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) is to fly which costs $200 - $420 and takes 8h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) is to fly which costs $210 - $410 and takes 7h 6m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Boston Airport (BOS) is 2711 miles. The road distance is 3128.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) without a car is to train which takes 3 days 4h and costs $310 - $470.

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It takes approximately 7h 6m to get from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS), including transfers.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) is to fly which takes 7h 6m and costs $210 - $410. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $310 - $470 and takes 3 days 4h, you could also bus, which costs $340 - $550 and takes 3 days 8h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 37m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) is 3h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 9:33 PM in San Francisco and 12:33 AM in Boston Airport (BOS).

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) is 3129 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS).

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada, American Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Boston Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS).
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  • Distance: 2710.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 6m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Boston Airport (BOS), USA?

JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and six other airlines fly from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Boston Airport (BOS) via Richmond, Richmond, Chicago Union Station, Boston, and Boston South Buses in around 3 days 4h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from San Francisco to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $420
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $480
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $480
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $500
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $500
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $700
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Boston via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $470
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Sacramento to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Portland
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Boston via Portland
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Oakland to Boston via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Sacramento to Boston via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $410
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from San Francisco to Boston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $600
Train operators
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Civic Center / UN Plaza to Milpitas
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
bart.gov
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Richmond to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
22h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from San Francisco, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from El Monte to New York
Ave. Duration
2 days 18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$380 - $550
Bus from New York to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com

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