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Cheap Flights to Massachusetts
|Popular in||July||High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||November||Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop|
|Average price||£312||Average for round-trip flights in March 2020|
|Round-trip from||£222||From London to Boston|
Cheapest prices for Massachusetts flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Massachusetts?
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LON - BOS
£287 - £645
4 - 29 °C
70 - 99 mm
When is the best time to book flights to Massachusetts?
Booking 60 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Massachusetts. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Massachusetts?
The cheapest flights to Massachusetts are usually found when departing on a Thursday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
Massachusetts flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.
Massachusetts is the home of heroes. From Paul Revere to the New England Patriots, it’s hard not to get wrapped up in Massachusetts.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a significant state in US history. Pilgrims landed in Plymouth, Paul Revere’s famous ride took place from Boston to Lexington, the Boston Tea Party started taxation without representation around the nation, and Massachusetts was the first US state to abolish slavery. The Bay State continues to be a political hot-spot – the Kennedys are still camped out throughout the state and major political initiatives are consistently debated and declared here, from education to healthcare to women’s rights. Travellers booking flights to Massachusetts will be immersed in history, legends and legacies.
Massachusetts flights arrive in Boston, the state’s capital city. From Boston, visitors can board trains, rent cars, or board additional Massachusetts flights to other regions of the state or throughout New England. Don’t make Massachusetts a short trip – take a moment and celebrate the nation’s history and achievements by exploring the state to its fullest. Chances are visitors will book return flights to Massachusetts before even leaving the state.
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Massachusetts has cold winters and warm to sticky hot summers. July and August temperatures can reach the low 30s (Celsius). September and October are typically mild and sunny. November is the start of winter, which lasts through February. January temperatures can go down to the minus figures (about minus six or so) and just above zero. The average snowfall is 106cm (42 inches), with most of it falling in the central and western regions.The coast is milder in winter and cooler in summer. The Berkshires are cooler year-round.
The peak season for flights to Massachusetts is summer, followed by autumn and spring. Boston is very busy April through November with families in summer and foliage followers in autumn. The Berkshires draw crowds, especially for the Tanglewood summer festival and the autumn leaves.
Memorial Day through Labour Day is high season on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. The Cape has high prices, crowds, and traffic. Nantucket and the Vineyard are popular destinations for day trippers and week-long visitors, complete with high prices, crowds, and the possibility of rubbing elbows with celebrities.
Several Boston hotels offer weekend deals January (after First Night) through March. Many visitors prefer the off-season tranquility of Martha’s Vineyard, and off-season prices can be found in the Berkshires.
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Massachusetts is well-serviced by public transportation. Trains and buses leave from Boston to the north shore, central and western Massachusetts, and the south shore. There is also bus and ferry service to Cape Cod, ferry service to Nantucket and Cuttyhunk, and Nantucket Airlines offers flights from Hyannis to Nantucket.
Once at your destination, walking is generally the preferred method for seeing the sights. To cover distance quickly in Boston, take the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA or the “T”). The T is second only to taking a cab for getting around Boston and Cambridge and parts of Brookline.
Bicycling is also popular throughout the state, although it can be risky in city traffic. Provincetown has the Province Lands Bike Trail that is difficult but has great scenery. Cambridge is more bicycle friendly with bike lanes on most roads.
Martha’s Vineyard has heavy traffic in the summer and provides shuttles, buses, and bikes to get you around the island.
Driving around the state is always an option. Try to avoid driving in the cities as Massachusetts drivers are as rude as they are reputed to be, and especially try to avoid rush hour.