Cheap Flights from Boston to Fairbanks

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About Fairbanks

Fairbanks, the largest and coldest interior region of Alaska, is known for its midnight sun and northern lights. Located at 65 degrees north latitude, Fairbanks is popularly nicknamed Alaska’s ‘Golden heart city’. Furthermore, several tourists book flights Boston to Fairbanks Alaska, each year to witness the aurora borealis – the natural wonder of Alaska.

If you are traveling from Boston, consider the nearest airports. Board your flight at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and land at Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

Best Season to Visit Fairbanks

The climate of Fairbanks is classified as a humid continental closely bordering on a subarctic climate. If you are visiting Fairbanks to witness the midnight sun, plan your trip for June 20th or 21st. The city hosts numerous events to welcome the sun at midnight.

If you are heading to Alaska to glimpse the northern lights, book cheap flights from Boston to Fairbanks in March. In March, there is plenty of snow and longer days.

Flights from Boston to Fairbanks

The distance between Boston (BOS) and Fairbanks (FAI) is 4,436.1 miles. It is better to take flights Boston to Fairbanks, Alaska to travel between the two cities. Airlines like United, Delta, Alaska Airlines offer flights on this route. However, there are no direct/non-stop flights that connect the two cities. Hence expect one or more layovers at Chicago or Newark. 

To avail cheap flights from Boston to Fairbanks, book your seat with United Airlines at the cost of USD 350 for a one-way trip and USD 670 for a round-trip.

Here are some insights concluding flight fares from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

AirlinesOne-wayAirlinesRound Trip
United AirlinesUSD 350United Airlines
United Airlines
USD 670
Alaska AirlinesUSD 890Delta
USD 1344
DeltaUSD 902United Airlines
Alaska Airlines
USD 1265
United+Alaska AirlinesUSD 1130United Airlines
Alaska Airlines+JetBlue
USD 984

Best Places to Eat in Fairbanks

Jazz Bistro

Jazz Bistro

Jazz Bistro is one of the popular places in Fairbanks to enjoy the evening with live performances of Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban classics, and Latin tapas. Grab a plate of lechon asado while enjoying jazz music.

The Crepery

With a wide range of savory crepes, the menu of this place offers some of the freshest seafood, veggies, delicate meats, and cheese. All its dishes are made from scratch and are rich in flavors and aroma.

The Pump House

This elegant restaurant and bar was opened in 1933 and is listed on the National Historic Site. The interior is adorned with period oak and wood furnishings. Try their risotto and creamy shrimps.

Best Hotels to Stay in Fairbanks

Hampton Inn & Suites

Name – Hampton Inn & Suites

Location- 433 Harold Bentley Ave, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Fare: USD 428

Bridgewater Hotel  

Name – Bridgewater Hotel  

Location- 723 1st Ave, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Fare: USD 300

La Quinta Inn & Suites

Name – La Quinta Inn & Suites

Location- 4920 Dale Rd, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709

Fare: USD 355

Top Things to do in Fairbanks

Northern Lights

Admire the Northern Lights

Fairbanks is one of the most prominent destinations to admire the magnificent beauty of the northern lights. Book flights Boston to Fairbanks, Alaska, in March to see the aurora dancing in the dark skies.

Midnight Sun

Witness the Midnight Sun

The midnight sun season runs from April 22 to August 20. If you are visiting Fairbanks during these months, then wake up in the middle of the night to witness these rare phenomena when the sun shines bright.

Take Gold Rush History Tour

Take Gold Rush History Tour

Fairbanks is known for the Gold Rush that descended on the Tanana Valley. Head to Gold Dredge 8, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


  • What is the flight duration from Boston to Fairbanks?

    The flight duration will be about 10 hours.

  • Are there any direct/non-stop flights available for Boston to Fairbanks?

    Airlines like Delta, United, Alaska Airlines offer flights from Boston (BOS) to Fairbanks (FAI). However, there are no direct flights on this route.

  • What are the best flights from Boston to Fairbanks?

    The best flights from Boston to Fairbanks are offered by United Airlines at a one-way trip of USD 350 and round-trip at USD 670.

  • Is Fairbanks safe to travel?

    Fairbanks (FAI) is a safe city, provided that you dress down without any flashing jewelry, watches. Moreover, it's best to follow safety precautions to avoid any unnecessary nuisance.

  • Can I take flights from Boston to Fairbanks now?

    Yes, you can take flights from Boston to Fairbanks, but with some travel restrictions, including the covid-19 negative report taken within three days before departure or a valid vaccination certificate. If you're a non-resident of the U.S., you need to show travel insurance and medical declaration documents on the top of your valid passport.

  • Which Airports will I be using to fly from Boston to Fairbanks?

    You will board a flight from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and land at Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

  • What is the best day to fly from Boston to Fairbanks?

    While traveling from Boston  to Fairbanks consider flying on a Tuesday, and avoid weekends since it’s more expensive.

  • What is Fairbanks famous for?

    Fairbanks (FAI) is mainly known for the aurora borealis, and midnight sun. The winter activities and the festivals also attract thousands of visitors each year.

  • Which language is spoken in Fairbanks?

    The languages spoken in Fairbanks are English and Spanish.

  •  Is Fairbanks worth traveling to?

    Fairbanks (FAI) is considered as one of the best places for explorers. However, it's best to follow a travel itinerary to avoid any unnecessary confusion.

Boston Airports Near Origin

  • Logan International Airport (BOS)
  • Manchester Boston Regional Airport (MHT)
  • Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC)

Fairbanks alaska Airports Near Destination

  • Fairbanks International Airport (FAI)
  • Minto Airport (MNT)

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fairbanks alaska Flights to Destination

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  • Flights from Atlantic City to Fairbanks – AIY to FAI
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