Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
Travel and Ground Transport
(Boston, Massachusetts - MA, USA)
Passengers arriving and departing at Logan International Airport (BOS) will be able to make good use of the ground transportation options connecting downtown Boston. These include buses, hotel shuttles, water shuttles, limos, taxi cabs, shared-ride vans and even train services, connecting not only the city, but also suburbs towns and cities, such as Brookline, Cambridge, Everett, Malden, Medford, Quincy, Revere and Watertown.
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It only takes about seven minutes to reach the city center by the convenient water shuttle - take the courtesy shuttle bus number 66 from the main terminal building to the water shuttle's departure point, the Logan Water Shuttle Dock. Traveling into Boston by water shuttle is extremely scenic and has the added advantage of avoiding any traffic congestion. The water shuttles travel to a wide range of different destinations, both in and around Boston itself.
Trains / MBTA
Boston's underground subway train network is operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, known simply as the 'MBTA', or the 'T'. The airport's MBTA station in linked to all of the terminal buildings by a courtesy bus service. The Blue Line connects Boston to Logan Airport from the South Station and travels all over the city and nearby. Traveling on the 'T' is a one of the fastest ways to arrive in the heart of the city, taking around 20 to 30 minutes.
There are also a wide range of commuter rail services available at the South Station, serving the whole of Boston and New England. These trains can be reached by with the MBTA subway trains or by one of the many bus lines.
Logan Airport (BOS) is served by three bus companies, which connect the South Station, central Boston and other areas nearby. Buses run on a daily basis at regular intervals, along routes 448, 459 and CT3.
the Logan Express
Tel: +1 800 23 LOGAN
The Logan Express coach is operated by Massport and travels from all of the terminal buildings to many areas of Boston, including Braintree in the south, Woburn in the north, and both Framingham and Peabody in the west.
Shuttle buses are shared, private minibuses, being suitable for short journeys. Onsite shuttle companies include:
- Bonanza Bus Line, Southern Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Tel: +1 888 751-8800
- C and J Trailways, Northern New England
Tel: +1 800 258-7111
- Concord Trailways, Northern New England
Tel: +1 800 639-3317
- Logan Direct Service, Southern Massachusetts
Tel: +1 617 773-9401
- Plymouth and Brockton Bus Lines, Southern Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Tel: +1 617 773-9401
Courtesy telephones for hotel shuttles are available in the arrivals hall. Hyatt, Hilton Embassy Suits and Hampton Inn are just a few of the chains to offer this service, completely free of charge.
Taxi Cabs and Limousines
Taxis are in good supply at Logan Airport, connecting central Boston will take around 20 minutes. For a somewhat more luxurious experience, consider booking a limousine, either in advance or at one of the Ground Transportation Information counters.