Book round-trip flights to Boston starting at $98

From its charming cobblestone streets to its many museums and universities, Boston is one of America’s most historic cities. What makes a visit to Boston even better, however, is that round-trip flights to the city start at $98.

Several airlines offer cheap flights to Boston from many cities across the country. Travel dates are November through February, some of Boston’s cooler months. However, if you plan to be closer to the holidays, you can experience the winter markets and ice skate at Boston Common Frog Pond.

The low prices are only likely to last for the next two to three days, so we recommend booking your flights soon.


Deal Basics

Airlines: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue and United Airlines.
Routes: Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington and other cities offer discounted routes to Boston.
How to book: Check availability via Google Flights, then book directly with the airline of your choice.
Travel data: Usually from November to February, excluding public holidays.
book by: Within the next two to three days.

Thank you Scott’s Cheap Flights for discovering this offer. The premium membership of the site offers discounts of up to 90% and costs $49 per year. Membership also includes a 14-day free trial. Elite membership also offers Premium, Business Class, and First Class offerings.

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Many of the routes featured in this deal are primarily from the South and West Coasts, but there is some availability in some Midwest cities like Chicago, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. In particular, Cleveland and Cincinnati both have flights to Boston for $98 – some of the lowest fares in this flight bundle.

Here are some highlights:

  • JetBlue: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), from $98.
  • United: Dulles International Airport (IAD) to BOS from $98.
  • American, JetBlue and United: O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to BOS from $118.
  • JetBlue: Nashville International Airport (BNA) to BOS from $123.
  • JetBlue: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) to BOS, from $138.
  • JetBlue: Orlando International Airport (MCO) to BOS from $158.
  • United: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to BOS from $198.

We recommend you search Google Flights to find your ideal dates and then book directly on the airline’s website as airlines are more reliable if your flight is delayed, canceled or rebooked.

For a flight from Baltimore on January 10, Google Flights shows that a $98 JetBlue flight departing at 10:17 am is the lowest possible fare. Delta also offers a slightly more expensive flight from Baltimore to Boston for $118.

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For round-trip flights, JetBlue displays three flights for $98 from Boston.


A return flight from Baltimore to Boston for under $100 is considered low, according to Google Flights. The lowest possible fares to Boston are typically between $190 and $375.


Fares included in this bargain offer are for Basic Economy only. For JetBlue, Blue Basic does not allow passengers to bring carry-on baggage or make changes to their flights free of charge.

While basic economy is restrictive, it can be a good option for short flights — Baltimore to Boston and vice versa is a flight of around 90 minutes.


Since Blue Basic does not include checked baggage, you can pay an additional $30 to check your bags one-way ($60 total for a round trip).


Seat selection prices range from $4 to $39, with the more expensive seats offering more legroom. The cheapest seats are the middle ones, located at the back of the plane.

Maximize your purchase

When booking your flights, pay with a card that gives you bonus points when buying airline tickets, e.g The American Express Platinum Card® (5 points per dollar off airfare booked directly with the airline or through American Express Travel, up to $500,000 on those purchases per calendar year), Citi Prestige® Card (5 points per dollar off airfare), Citi Premier® card, Chase Sapphire Reserve (3 points per dollar on airfare), American Express® Gold card (3 points per dollar off airfare when booking direct with the airline or through Amex Travel) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2 points per dollar on trips). Learn more about maximizing fare purchases in this post.

The information for the Citi Prestige Card was independently collected by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been verified or provided by the card issuer.

bottom line

From museums to parks, Boston has so much to offer that you’re unlikely to get bored, and you can visit one of the country’s most historic cities at a significant discount.

Although the travel dates in this offer fall during some of Boston’s coldest months, hotels are generally cheaper. Additionally, if you visit the city just before Christmas, you can see it lit up in festive decorations.

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