BOSTON LOGAN AIRPORT (BOS)
|Boston Logan International Airport (4 miles northeast of Boston) is served by the following ground transportation options:
A - metro train
B - local bus
C - shared ride van
D - taxi
E - limousine
F - water taxi (not strictly ground transportation!)
G - rental car
There are 4 terminals - A, B (with a North Pier & a South Pier,) C, & E (the international terminal.) The old Terminal D was incorporated into Terminal C in 2006.
|Terminal passenger links
All 4 terminals are connected by moving walkways which also connect the terminals to a central parking garage. A complimentary shuttle bus service links the terminal, the airport subway station, the Water Transportation Terminal and satellite parking.
|A: The ‘T’ Subway
Take the MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority) Blue Line at Airport Station for connections to destinations within Boston - a free shuttle bus service links the station to the terminals. Trains go straight from Airport Station to downtown Boston. This is convenient for north-central destinations. Change at State or Government Center to travel by Orange Line or Green Line.
Riders can travel anywhere on the system in any direction for the same fare, @ Summer 2009:
- $2 cash.
- $1.70 if you use a Charlie card which you can pick up for free in subway stations and at some retail locations. Includes free transfer to a local bus.
- $9 for a 1 day pass (includes local buses.)
- $15 for a 7 day pass (includes local buses.)
|B1: MBTA Silver Line Rapid Transit Bus Service
The MBTA Silver Line bus route SL1 (Logan Airport - South Station via Waterfront) provides direct connection to and from the airport and South Station. These run every 10 -15 minutes and take approximately 20-30 minutes.
@ Summer 2009:
- $1.50 cash.
- $1.25 if you use a Charlie card (see A above.)
|B2: The Logan Express
The Logan Express stops at all terminals and serves:
- Braintree (to the south), every half-hour on weekdays.
- Framingham (to the west), every half hour on weekdays.
- Peabody, every hour on weekdays.
- Woburn (to the north), every half hour on weekdays.
Schedule is less frequent at weekends.
Fares @ Summer 2009:
- $12, one way.
- $22, return.
|C1: Shared Ride Vans
Shared van services to Boston (including hotels) are available every day from early morning until well after midnight. Pick-up points are:
- Terminal A, Lower Level, outside of Baggage, across two roadways.
- Terminal B, at the curbside on the departure level.
- Terminal C, on the departure level.
- Terminal E, on the departure level, across the road.
Services are also available between Boston Logan and surrounding areas, including parts of New England, New York, and Canada.
|C2: Hotel Shuttles
Free shuttles operate between the airport and a number of hotels in the area.
Taxis are available at Logan terminals 24 hours a day and service all of New England. Areas within a 20-mile radius of downtown Boston are charged a metered rate. Beyond the 20-mile radius the charge is a flat rate. All fares are based upon the occupancy of one to four passengers per taxi.
Note that all fares leaving Logan Airport are charged a $2.25 airport fee. Travel through the harbor tunnels will cost an additional $5.25 toll fee.
Limousines are available only by advanced reservation.
When picking up a patron at Logan, limousine drivers report to the Logan limousine holding area and then proceed to the terminal limousine stand area when the flight has arrived.
|F1: MBTA Harbor Express Shuttle Boat
The MBTA operates a water shuttle connecting Logan with downtown Boston (Long Wharf), Quincy and Hull. A free shuttle bus ferries passengers to the airport dock from the terminals.
|F2: Private Water Taxis
Three water taxi businesses operate at the Boston Logan Airport dock with more than a dozen vessels between them.
Water taxis function like land taxis - passengers can board a water taxi waiting at the dock or call ahead for a reservation. A free shuttle bus ferries passengers to the airport dock from the terminals.
|G: Rental Cars
Rental car companies have their own complimentary shuttle buses to transport passengers to/from every terminal and the rental car facility. Shuttles run frequently and stop curbside on the arrival level for passengers to board.
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