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Holidays in Boston

A city that will knock your ‘sox’ off

We fly direct to Boston

7-8 hour flight time
London Heathrow to Boston
Connect from other UK airports

You can also fly from Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, and other UK airports with one of our partner airlines.

As well as quaint cobbled streets, historic brownstone houses and colonial history, this waterfront city also has a modern edge where you'll find glass-enclosed shopping galleries, eclectic eateries and a distinct European vibe.

Whether you're a sports fan or not, no trip to Boston is complete without a Red Sox game. As one of the oldest cities in America, you'll find a wealth of significant historic sites and buildings. And did you know you can even go whale watching? Visit May-October for an experience of a lifetime.

A cultural icon full of charm

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Rooftop pool at Sheraton Boston

Sheraton Boston

  • In the heart of Boston's historic Back Bay
  • Swimming pool with retractable roof and outdoor deck
  • Great for shopping, as it's connected to 2 malls!

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Boston Marriott Copley Place

Boston Marriott Copley Place

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Close to Copley Square and Fenway Park
  • Connected to 2 shopping malls

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Road Trips

Why not explore more of the East Coast at the same time?

Often labelled the 'coast with the most', there's some real diverstiy to be seen on an East Coast road trip. You could follow up your Boston visit with a trip to Cape Cod, followed by NYC? 

Here's an example itinerary that we've put together to get your plans started. However, our retail team can design any trip to suit your preferences, no matter how complicated it is!

Essential information for Boston

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Flight information
Boston (BOS)
7h 40m
Direct flight
Flight schedule
Virgin Atlantic fly daily to Boston from London Heathrow.
Our main partner airline

Do I need a visa?

To travel to the USA, you will need an ESTA visa. Please make sure that you have this approved at least 3 days before you head off on holiday.

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Highlights of Boston

Why you'll love flying with Virgin Atlantic...

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Cabins and seats

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Inflight entertainment

Browse the 1,000+ hours of content made up of the hottest Hollywood films, latest chart toppers, and a selection of hidden gems. Enjoy with complimentary drinks, snacks and a choice of tasty meal options.

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Extras and upgrades

We offer lots of little extras to help you start your holiday like a VIP. From premium airport lounge options, to meet and greet parking to Duty Free pre-orders, we're here to deliver a truly personal flying experience. Extra charges may apply.

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