Airports in Boston
Boston city centre
Flights to Boston: practical information
Cheap airlines to Boston
There is a whole world to discover in the USA but the country's history starts in the north-east. Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is where you'll touch down on flights to Boston. There are few direct flights to Boston. From London, the cheapest Boston flights have one stopover, often in Washington DC.
When to book flights to Boston
Let's just say that most visitors don't buy cheap flight tickets to Boston for the weather! Even in summer, the days can be hot but often rainy. Spring and winter tend to be perfect for visiting, snow adds to the city's charm.
- Peak season: Summer, despite unpredictable weather.
- Low season: Spring and autumn.
Flights to Boston from London take around 8 hours.
Experience Boston: what to see, what to do
Boston is home to the great American revolution, this is where it all started. The country's first immigrants arrived here from all over the Europe, multiculturalism lives here. And let's not forget Harvard University, just a quick trip away with a Boston car hire!
Essentials in Boston
Old State House: The Boston Massacre occurred here in 1770. The old town hall is one of the most important buildings historically in the city. Today it features a very interesting museum, a must-stop while you're on holidays in Boston.
Old South Meeting House: This building was once a church but it was also the place where the Boston Tea Party met in 1773. This is where the historical American Revolutionary War started. Today, it's a museum.
Old North Church: This is the oldest church in Boston. It was built in 1723 and is famous for its role in the war of independence. From here messages were sent to the cities of Lexington and Concord to warn them about the English.
Paul Revere's House: This is the colonial home of the patriot and American hero, Paul Revere. He set out on a midnight ride in 1775, a ride forever immortalised in Henry Longfellow's poem, Paul Revere's Ride.
Find more information on City of Boston.
Accommodations in Boston
The city of Boston has endless opportunities for accommodations at different price ranges. Expect to find many American chain hotels like Holiday Inn and Travelodge. During holidays like St. Patrick's Day, the Harbour Festival and Bastille Day, expect Boston hotel prices to shoot up.