Flights to Boston

Boston’s streets are picturesque and steeped in history. While its pavements are lined with trees and brownstone houses, this quaint city has its share of modern structures, so you can explore while surrounded by an eclectic mix of gothic churches and glass skyscrapers. Walk The Freedom Trail, which leads you to 16 historical sites across the city, discover the location of the Boston Tea Party, and visit the Old State House, which was built in 1713.

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Discover Boston’s old-world charm

Fly to Boston with British Airways to sail down the Charles River and watch the sun rise over the city. Or catch the Independence Day fireworks that sparkle over the water each year on 4 July.

Visit one of the city’s many museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Science, for an afternoon of culture before heading to a restaurant to enjoy some New England clam chowder. If you’re looking to escape the city for a bit, Boston Harbour has 34 islands you can visit by hopping on a ferry.

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Flight time

7 hrs 40 mins

Time zone

GMT -5

Currency

US Dollar

Boston FAQs

A flight from London to Boston takes around seven hours and 40 minutes.

Use our low fare finder to find the cheapest options as prices can change throughout the year. Summer is the most popular time of year to visit Boston, so book flights in spring and autumn if you want to pay less for your flights, but still enjoy pleasant weather alongside the changing colours of the trees.

We fly direct to Boston from London Heathrow airport (LHR). The number of flights departing each week and flight times vary by airport. 

You can easily stick to your budget in Boston. From visiting world-renowned art for little to no cost, to digging into some cheap eats from a smorgasbord of affordable restaurants, there are plenty of ways to make your money last longer in the city. Boston’s public transport network is easy to use, and the city has earned the nickname of “The Walking City” for good reason. Get some steps in while exploring all the sights.

Once you touch down in Boston Logan International Airport there are plenty of transport options to get you into the downtown area. From public buses to an airport shuttle bus or ferry, you can get to the city centre in under 30 minutes. You can also hire a car or catch a taxi at the terminal building, just look out for the signs.

Boston has it all. From historical sites side-by-side with modern structures to America’s oldest Major League Baseball arena – Fenway Park – and amazing seafood, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. You can meander around the cobbled streets or pop into a restaurant to enjoy a bowl of steaming chowder, then walk it off in one of the city’s many green spaces, preparing for your next adventure.

You can book a hand baggage-only ticket or make the most of our generous baggage allowance. If you choose economy standard or one of our British Airways Holidays’ packages, each passenger can check in a bag weighing up to 23kg – in addition to a handbag, laptop case or other small bag. Families travelling in any cabin with younger children can also check in one car seat and one fully collapsible pushchair. Read more about baggage allowances for children.

If you’re flying in our business cabin, you can check in two bags weighing up to 32kg each. Read our baggage guide for full details.

Citizens of the UK and Ireland and EU passport holders do not need a visa to visit the USA. However, you will need an ESTA, which permits travel to the US for 90 days or less. If you hold a passport from a country or territory outside of the listed areas, you may need to apply for a visa before you travel. You can find out more about visa requirements for all the countries we fly to at the IATA Travel Centre.

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Fly with just hand baggage and you can carry two bags in the cabin free of charge. Choose our checked baggage option and you can travel with hand baggage and a 23kg bag checked into the hold, plus enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering, and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Our cabins

All our cabins offer an excellent – and uniquely British – experience. Choose your perfect way to fly, from economy to First.

Economy

Our World Traveller cabin offers all the touches you need to enjoy your flight at an affordable price.

World Traveller

Premium economy

Discover our World Traveller Plus cabin and treat yourself to a wider seat and more legroom in a separate, quieter cabin.

World Traveller Plus

Business

Work or relax in our Club World cabin and enjoy lounge access, a dedicated check-in area and fully flat beds for a restful sleep.

Club World

First

Choose First to enjoy a range of comforts, from fine dining to your own private suite and access to our elegant departure lounges.

First

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