Getting to and From Logan Airport in Boston

Water Taxi in Boston

TripSavvy / Violet Smirnova

Boston Logan International Airport

1 Harborside Dr, Boston, MA 02128, USA
+1 800-235-6426

Located at 1 Harborside Drive on the east side of the city of Boston, Logan International Airport (BOS) is the busiest airport in New England. A record 31.6 million passengers traveled through Logan Airport in 2014. Here are your best options for getting to New England's busiest airport.

By Car

To reach Logan from points west and south, follow the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90 East) through the Ted Williams Tunnel to exit 26. From the north, follow Route I-93 South to exit 24B for the Callahan Tunnel and Route 1A North toward Logan.

If you're coming into Boston by flight, thirteen rental car companies operate at or near Logan International Airport. Keep in mind that driving into Boston can be tricky, and parking is expensive, so opt for public transportation unless you need a car for trips outside the city.

Use Public Transportation

The Logan Shuttle offers free transportation between airport terminals. It also connects terminals with the airport's subway station and the Water Transportation Terminal.

  • By subway/the T: Logan Airport is a stop on the MBTA Blue Line.
  • By water taxi/ferry: Boat service to downtown Boston and to Quincy and Hull on the South Shore is provided by the MBTA Inner Harbor Ferry or Commuter Boat, as well as by City Water Taxi and Rowes Wharf Water Transporter.
  • By city bus: The MBTA's free, handicapped-accessible Silver Line SL1 bus service connects Logan Airport with Boston's South Station in the Financial District, where other bus and train connections can be made.

Take the Airport Shuttle

  • Logan Express has shuttle bus locations with secure lots in Braintree to the south, Framingham to the west, and Peabody and Woburn to the north. Park your car outside the city, and take advantage of regularly scheduled shuttle departures for the airline terminals at Logan.
  • Logan Direct offers shuttle connections between Logan Airport and the southern Massachusetts towns of Rockland, Plymouth, Sagamore, Barnstable, and Hyannis. Service is also available from the Outer Cape via a connection in Hyannis.

Share a Van

A number of transportation companies offer shared van service between Logan Airport and destinations in downtown Boston and beyond. Some shuttle vans require reservations at least 24 hours in advance. Contact these individual companies for pricing and availability:

  • Connecting Lo​gan with Greater Boston
    • Boston Logan Airport Shuttle (617-567-8900)
    • City Transportation (617-561-9000)
    • Day & Knight Transportation (617-771-2497)
    • Easy Transportation (617-869-7760)
    • GO Boston Shuttle
    • King's Shuttle (617-820-2741)
    • Star Shuttle and AAA Boston Limousine (617-230-6005 / 877-970-7827)
  • Connecting Logan with Andover, Chelmsford, Lawrence, and Haverhill
    • Flight Line, Inc. (800-245-2525)
  • Connecting Logan with all of New England and New York State
    • Knight's Airport Limousine Service 508-839-6252 / 800-822-5456)
  • Connecting Logan with Northern Massachusetts, Southern Vermont, and Southern New Hampshire
    • Thomas Transportation Services (603-352-5550 / 800-526-8143)
  • Connecting Logan with Western Massachusetts
    • Worcester Airport Limousine (508-835-6436 / 800-660-0992)
  • Connecting Logan with Portland, Maine
    • Mermaid Transportation (207-885-5630 / 800-696-2463)

By Taxi

Taxis are available day and night to transport you to the airport or whisk you from Logan Airport to your destination in the Greater Boston area. Look for the taxi stand outside your terminal. All drop-off points within a twelve-mile radius of downtown Boston are charged at a metered rate. Beyond the twelve-mile radius, a flat fee is assessed. Passengers are responsible for some tolls for trips between Boston and Logan Airport.

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How to Get to and From Boston's Logan Airport