Getting from Boston to Los Angeles
The warm weather and gorgeous beaches in Los Angeles are a far cry from the atmosphere in Boston. People who search for flights from Boston to Los Angeles often do so because they want a relaxing and sunshine-filled vacation. Use Orbitz.com to find deals and low prices on flights that work around your schedule.
Logan Airport is conveniently located near downtown Boston, making it easy to get to the airport on time. US Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin America, JetBlue Airways and Alaska Airlines all offer nonstop flights to Los Angeles from this airport, giving you more options on when you fly.
Those who drive to the airport will find four parking lots. While the rates start at $6 per hour, you will never pay more than $41 per day, and the airport offers lower prices the longer you stay parked. The Logan Express offers an inexpensive way to get to the airport, because this bus makes stops at popular hotels and attractions around Boston before heading to the airport. It only costs $12 to ride the shuttle. Other ways to get to the airport include taxis and public buses. There are some cheap places to eat at the airport, including Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Dunkin' Donuts, Fudge Bar, Potbelly Sandwich Shop and Starbucks.
Los Angeles, California
If you think that Los Angeles is just a crowded city, you are missing out on some of the best beaches in the world. Los Angeles has everything you might want for a vacation, including beaches, outdoor activities and cultural landmarks suitable for the whole family.
Discover Los Angeles
Flying into Los Angeles will put you at Los Angeles Worlds Airport, which has multiple transportation options available. Renting a car from Payless, Alamo, Hertz, Budget or any of the other seven car-rental counters is one option, but traffic in L.A. is sometimes quite bad. Taxis, shared rides and hotel shuttles are other options that some travelers might like because the pressure of driving in the big city is on someone else's shoulders.
If you visit during certain times of the year, you can avoid some of the traffic and crowds. The peak travel season runs from June to September, which is when the city has its highest temperatures and largest crowds. Temperatures can easily hit 90 degrees Fahrenheit on a sunny day. September is a far better time to visit because children are back in school and fewer families take vacations. While you still see temperatures in the mid-80s, you will experience fewer crowds.
When the weather is nice, take a trip to Venice Beach to play in the ocean, sunbathe and people watch. Griffith Park and its Observatory, Westwood Memorial Park, Skirball Cultural Center and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County provide activities suitable for all ages. You are also close to amusement parks like Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood.
La-La Land is Waiting
Taking a trip from Boston to California lets you escape the dreary days of winter and enjoy the sunshine. Even if you need a summertime flight from Boston to Los Angeles, you can use Orbitz.com to find that flight. A low-fare ticket on a flight that leaves when you want to take a trip is just one thing that Orbitz.com offers.
- 14 direct flights are operating from Boston to Los Angeles today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 6h 43m.
- Delta Air Lines flight 2531 (7:07 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Boston to Los Angeles.
- Virgin America flight 367 (5:40 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from Boston to Los Angeles.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Boston to Los Angeles (jetBlue flight 487, Airbus Industrie A318/A319/320/321) takes 6h 32m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Boston to Los Angeles (Delta Air Lines flight 2531, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 6h 53m.
- Flights from Logan Intl. Airport (BOS) to Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX), Bob Hope Airport (BUR), Long Beach Municipal Airport (LGB) are available for this route.
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