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There are 7 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston by subway, bus, taxi, shuttle, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  5 min

  1. Take the subway from Airport to State Blue Line

$3

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal C - Arrivals Level to Congress St @ World Trade Center Sta Sl1 / ...

$0 - $13

5 alternative options

Line 88 bus, subway  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 88 bus from Terminal C-Shuttles to Airport Station-MBTA Blue Line 88 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Airport to Government Center Blue Line

$3 - $15

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston 3.3 miles

$14 - $18

Shuttle  •  6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Boston Airport to Boston

$30 - $45

Towncar  •  6 min

  1. Take a town car from Boston Airport to Boston 3.3 miles

$130 - $190

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston 2.9 miles

Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston by buses

The bus journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Boston is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 6 min. Operated by MBTA, Logan Express, Concord Coach Lines and others, the Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston bus service departs from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arrives in Congress St @ World Trade Center Sta. Typically 1229 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
12 min
Fastest bus time:
6 min
Buses per week:
1229
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:01
Last bus departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston bus schedules

Boston Airport (BOS) → Boston
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston is to bus which costs $0 - $13 and takes 10 min.

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The fastest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston is to subway. Taking this option will cost $3 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arriving at Congress St @ World Trade Center Sta. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Airport and arriving at State. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Boston is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston without a car is to subway which takes 5 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Airport to State takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Terminal C - Arrivals Level station.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Airport station.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Congress St @ World Trade Center Sta station.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Boston, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a vehicle from Airport to State every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 5 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from Terminal C - Arrivals Level to Congress St @ World Trade Center Sta every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 10 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Airport to State
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Airport to Government Center
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Terminal C - Arrivals Level to Congress St @ World Trade Center Sta
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Logan Express
Phone
+1 800-235-6426
Website
massport.com
Bus from Terminal C + Arrivals to Copley Place across from Back Bay station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Website
Massport
Logan Airport to Boston
$0
Other routes
$12
Boston to Logan Airport
$3
Bus from Terminal C-Shuttles to Airport Station-MBTA Blue Line
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Website
Massport
Logan Airport to Boston
$0
Other routes
$12
Boston to Logan Airport
$3
C&J Bus
Phone
+1 603-430-1100
Website
ridecj.com
Bus from Logan International Airport to Boston
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Book at
ridecj.com/tickets
Plymouth & Brockton
Phone
(508) 746-0378
Email
info@p-b.com
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Logan International Airport to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
p-b.com
Dartmouth Coach
Website
dartmouthcoach.com
Bus from Boston Logan Int. Airport to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
dartmouthcoach.com
Book at
webstore.dartmouthcoach.com
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Boston Airport to Boston
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Shuttle
$30 - $45
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Boston Airport to Boston
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Private
$130 - $190
Taxi from Boston Airport (BOS) to Boston
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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