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Departure Sat, 08 Aug Return Sat, 08 Aug
LON London
BOS Boston
return from £275
Departure Thu, 27 Aug Return Sat, 05 Sep
LON London
BOS Boston
return from £282
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.3 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.78 GBP
Last checked on 01 August 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
26%

Trains in Boston are 26% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
Boston
£2.08
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
10%

A meal in Boston is 10% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Boston
£13.1
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
34%

A taxi fare in Boston is 34% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.5
Boston
£2.31
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
8%

Coffee is 8% more expensive in Boston than in London.

London
£3.03
Boston
£3.26
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Boston airports
  • ( Logan International Airport (BOS)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
  • ( Lawrence (LWM)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
K Distance: 3272 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Boston

How long is the flight from London to Boston?

The flight duration from London to Boston is 7 hours and 40 minutes.

What documentation do I need to fly to Boston from England?

You'll need a passport that's valid for at least six months after the end of your stay in the United States. Additionally, UK citizens can apply through the visa waiver programme (ESTA) online. It's a simple process that costs a nominal fee and is valid for two years. It means you won't need an actual tourist visa to enter the country.

Is there a time change from London to Boston?

Boston is five hours behind London.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Boston?

As with all city breaks, bring good walking shoes to explore all of Boston's fantastic highlights. You'll really feel the seasons here, with warm, pleasant summers and chilly, snowy winters. So, pack appropriate to the time of year, including an umbrella and warm hat in the colder months.

Which airlines fly from London to Boston

Many airlines serve this route on direct flight paths, and the most popular include:

  • British Airways, the national carrier with frequent departures.
  • Virgin Atlantic, another very popular choice for intercontinental travel.
  • Lufthansa, Germany's flagship airline.
  • Delta, a well-regarded American carrier.
  • American Airlines, another of the major US players.

How to find cheap flights from London to Boston

Opodo is an online travel agent that offers deals on tickets, whether domestic flights or to further afield such as Boston. You can quickly see the cheapest airfares or browse down for different times and even find last-minute trips. Opodo also allows you to combine hotel and flight deals to make things simple, and you can opt to rent a car at your destination too.

When are the best times to fly from London to Boston

  • June is when the warm weather begins in earnest, and you haven't yet reached peak season so it's one of the cheapest times to go.
  • October sees the beautiful Massachusetts autumn colours come out although the weather is still pleasant.
  • December is also a quieter time to visit, and you'll be able to visit the Boston Christmas Market and Illuminate Parade for festive fun.

Airports in London

London is served by a number of international airports although the majority of direct flights depart from Heathrow and Gatwick.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

Heathrow is very well served by a wide range of transport options to match your requirements.

How to get to the airport:

  • By Tube – Alight at the stations for Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3, Heathrow Terminal 4, or Heathrow Terminal 5, all on the Piccadilly line. From central London, it takes around 45 minutes to get to the airport.
  • By train – riding on the Heathrow Express, it's just 15 to 30 minutes to Heathrow from Paddington Station.
  • By taxi – it takes roughly 30 or 40 minutes, but do allow more time for rush hour traffic.
  • By coach – you'll depart at Victoria Coach Station, and can expect the trip to take around 35 minutes or longer in rush hour.

Services: Heathrow Airport is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and you can make use of unlimited free Wi-Fi. There are baby changing facilities and a number of smoking areas marked outside the terminals. As it's such a big airport, you'll have no trouble finding many opportunities to shop and dine before the flight.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick is also close to the centre of London.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – take the Gatwick Express from London Victoria station to the airport in only 30 minutes.
  • By coach – at Victoria Coach Station, you can board services which take around 90 minutes.
  • By taxi – it can take up to two hours, although this can be longer in rush hour.

Services: Gatwick is open 24 hours a day, and offers 90 minutes' free Wi-Fi. You'll locate baby changing services, several smoking areas outside the terminals, and a wide selection of shops and restaurants.

Airports in Boston

Boston's main airport is known as Logan International, and it's one of the United States' major air hubs.

Useful information about Logan International Airport

How to get to the airport:

  • By subway – Travel on the free Massport Shuttle to Airport Station connecting you to the Blue Line. The subway itself takes just 10 minutes to reach the downtown area.
  • By coach – Silver Line buses offer a free service to South Station in central Boston.
  • By taxi – with little traffic, it takes only around 15 minutes to drive downtown from the airport.

What to do and visit in Boston

  • Walk the historic Freedom Trail and discover many of the city's iconic sights.
  • Stroll along Beacon Hill and admire the gorgeous Victorian houses.
  • Snap a photo of the stunning skyline at Boston Harbor.
  • Catch a baseball game at Fenway Park.
  • See the seat of local power at the Massachusetts State House.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Boston

How can I find cheap flights from London to Boston at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 275€ for the route London - Boston. At eDreams we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Boston expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Boston costs an average of 2.31 GBP, 34% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 26% less in Boston: 2.08 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 13.10 GBP in Boston, 13% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 8% more expensive in Boston, with an average of 3.26 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 3.03 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Boston?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Boston are July, June and May.
When is the best time to travel from London to Boston?
The best time of the year to go to Boston when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1 month to fly to  Boston from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by July and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Boston.

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