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Boston travel tips

1) Chill in free public green space — Arnold Arboretum in Boston

Head to the Arnold Arboretum to enjoy over 100 hectares of free public space. You can watch sunrises or sunsets there, wander in gardens, have a picnic on the lawns, and examine different species of flowers from all over the world.

2) Visit Forest Hills Cemetery in Boston, included in the National Register of Historic Places

Forest Hills Cemetery was laid in the Victorian era and covers almost 125 hectares of land. If you’re interested in the American culture, you may find the graves of the playwright Eugene O’Neill and the poet E.E Cummings. Also, there are sculptures and miniature buildings as part of an exhibition.

3) Visit the oldest American seafood restaurant in Boston

Union Oyster House is the oldest restaurant in America with a huge selection of fish and seafood specialities. The restaurant has been open since 1826 and is located on the Freedom Trail – the road along which the main attractions of Boston are located. Despite this, the prices are quite affordable: $5-15 for main dishes.

Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco to Boston. Book your trip to arrive at Logan International, Boston South Station, Boston, MA - Back Bay Station, Boston, MA - North Station, or Boston-Riverside. The distance between San Francisco and Boston is 4347 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. San Francisco and Boston have 401 direct flights per week.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Francisco to Boston?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and Boston takes around 5.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Francisco and Boston?
The flight distance between San Francisco and Boston is 4347 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and Boston?
Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and Boston. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Paris, Barcelona, Denver, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Chicago, Guadalajara, London, Atlanta, Rome, Austin, Lisbon, Madrid, New York, Dublin, Amsterdam, New Orleans, Berlin, Athens.
What are the most popular routes to and from Boston?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Boston and London, Orlando, Denver, Paris, Barcelona, Rome, Raleigh, Amsterdam, Munich, Miami, Washington, D.C., Madrid, Athens, Los Angeles, Dublin, Fort Lauderdale, Austin, Atlanta, Milan, Vienna.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What airports are near Boston?
The main airport in Boston is Logan International. It is also served by Logan International, Bradley International, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Portland International Jetport, Albany International, Manchester–Boston Regional, Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, Augusta State, Worcester Regional, Rutland–Southern Vermont Regional.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and Boston?
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