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From Boston Harbor to the Back Bay and from Cambridge to Chelsea, Boston is steeped in history and culture. Beantown has something for everyone, from die-hard sports fanatics to aspiring foodies. Couple the amazing attractions and an ever-increasing availability of cheap flights to Boston, and it's simple to see why tourists love to visit this thriving city. With Travelocity's easy-to-use search tools that can help you find Boston flight deals into Logan International airport (BOS), now is the best time to find flights to Boston.
Once your airfare to Boston flight touches down, you are going to want to make your way to your accommodations as quickly and smoothly as possible. There are many great hotels near BOS, and with the city's fantastic transportation system, it's easy to get to them all. Free Massport shuttle buses are available at every terminal, which will take you to the Blue line or Silver line subway system or to the commuter Ferry station that will take you to locations throughout the Harbor area. If you're loaded down with luggage or staying further away from Logan International, you can find a rental car at BOS or catch a cab at a taxi station located outside of each terminal.
One of the great things about Logan International is its proximity to downtown. So, you don’t have to worry about having to decide between booking a room at a hotel close to BOS or staying at a nicer place downtown. It’s the best of both worlds. Here are some of our favorite hotels in the area.
Between Boston, Cambridge, and the surrounding area, there are more than enough attractions to fill even the busiest of vacation schedules. However, we would be remiss if we didn’t let you know about a few fun things to do near the airport. Think of them as a small bowl of “chowdah” to serve as an appetizer for the rest of your stay:
The city of Boston has a thriving arts and cultural scene and is home to one of the top-ranked ballet companies in the world. You can catch a Shakespeare romance, a famous dramatic opera, or a comedic performance from one of the many symphony orchestras clustered in the Washington Street Theater District. If you’re more into athletics than the arts, catch a Red Sox game at Fenway Park or watch the Patriots battle it out at nearby Gillette Stadium. Historical sights abound along the downtown Freedom Trail that will take you past 15 Revolutionary-era landmarks. Take a stroll across the quad at the Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology campuses in Cambridge for a truly inspiring day trip. Travelocity is the best place to find great prices on plane tickets to Boston. Check out Travelocity's Boston vacation packages to look for the cheapest flights to Boston and your accommodations simultaneously. You can save a pile of cash almost as high as Bunker Hill when you book a hotel and flight at the same time.
Airfares offered on Wednesdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2020. Purchasing your airfares on a Thursday or Friday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.
Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average. Airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2020 were most expensive for Saturday departures.
Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2020 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 2 weeks to 3 months prior to their travel dates.
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2020 saved close to 60% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.