Logan International Airport (BOS)

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Logan International Airport (BOS)
Address1 Harborside Drive, Boston, Massachusetts 02128, USA
Telephone1800 235 6426
Number of terminals4
Time zoneGMT Eastern Standard Time: GMT/UTC -5 (GMT/UTC -4 from March 9 to November 2, 2014)
MapBoston Logan International Airport
LocationBoston Logan International Airport is located 6 km (4 miles) northeast of Boston.
Airport codeBOS
Airport newsA refurbished Terminal B reopened in April 2014 after major renovations. Terminal E is currently undergoing major upgrades.
Transfer between terminalsA complimentary shuttle service links the terminals, the airport subway station, the Water Transportation Terminal, and remote economy parking areas.
Driving directionsFrom the west and south, drivers should take the Massachusetts Turnpike east, which connects with the Ted Williams Tunnel and leads directly to Boston Logan International Airport. From the north, drivers should follow Interstate 93 and go through the Callahan Tunnel (or take Interstate 95 to Route 1 south), then follow signs from Route 1A south to the airport.
Car rentalMajor car rental companies at Boston Logan International Airport include Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. Telephones to contact these agencies are available in the arrival areas of all terminals.
Public transport and taxisBus: MBTA buses 448 and 459 serve Boston Logan International Airport and various locations in Boston (travel time: 25 minutes; fare: US$2). The Silver Line SL1 express service runs to central Boston (travel time: 20 minutes; fare: free) and other destinations, including Harvard University. Bus services are also available from a number of private bus lines covering the New England area. Logan Express (tel: (800) 235 6426) offers a frequent express bus service from all terminals to Braintree, Framingham, Woburn, and Peabody. The travel time is between 30 and 45 minutes and the fare is US$12.
Taxi: Taxis are available outside all terminals 24 hours a day. The fare to central Boston ranges from US$25 to US$45.
Metro: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) (tel: (617) 222 3200; www.mbta.com) operates routes to/from Boston Logan International Airport. Take the MBTA Blue Line at Airport Station for connections to destinations within Boston (a free shuttle bus service links the station to the terminals). A single fare on Boston Subway costs US$2.50.
Water: Courtesy bus 66 runs from all airport terminals to Logan Dock, where travelers can access water shuttles, catamarans, and water taxis (tel: (617) 422 0392; www.citywatertaxi.com) to Boston Harbor. The Harbor Express (tel: (617) 770 0040) offers numerous daily connections from Logan Dock to Quincy and Hull on the South Shore (travel time: 25 minutes; fare: US$16).
Car parkingShort- and long-term parking is available at the Central Parking Garage, which is connected to Terminals A, B, C, and E via pedestrian bridges and elevated moving walkways. The Terminal B parking lot offers premium price short- and long-term parking; daily and hourly rates are also available at the Terminal E lot. Long-term economy parking is provided in a remote location, connected to the terminals by a free 24-hour shuttle bus. There is also a free "cellphone lot" for those meeting arriving passengers. Parking assistance service (tel: (617) 561 1673) is available 24 hours a day.
Information and help desksThere are help desks in every terminal, staffed by airport representatives who can assist callers with questions regarding services, transportation, and flight information. A Travelers Aid kiosk (tel: (617) 561 1800) is located in Terminal E (Arrivals level), near the exit to the taxi stand.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: Banks, ATMs, and bureaux de change are available throughout Boston Logan International Airport.
Communications: Free Wi-Fi is available in all terminals. Mobile phone rental, photocopying, and fax facilities can be found in Terminal C.
Food: There are plenty of bars, cafés, and restaurants at Boston Logan International Airport, with options in every terminal. These include a sports bar and microbrewery in Terminal A, seafood and steak restaurants in Terminal B, a gourmet sandwich shop in Terminal C, and a wine bar in Terminal E.
Shopping: There are shops in each terminal, including newsstands, gift shops, bookshops, and fashion outlets. Duty-free shopping is available in Terminals A, B, and E.
Luggage: Lockers are currently unavailable in all terminals, due to security concerns. A lost and found service (tel: (617) 568 7514) is operated by Massachusetts State Police.
Other facilities: Other facilities at Boston Logan International Airport include medical assistance, shoeshine kiosks (Terminals A, B, and C), and spas (Terminals B and C). "Kidports" in Terminals A and C offer play areas for children.
Conference and business facilitiesThe on-site Hyatt Boston Harbor Hotel (tel: (617) 568 1234; bostonharbor.hyatt.com) and Hilton Boston Logan Airport Hotel (tel: (617) 568 6700; www3.hilton.com) provide conference facilities, meeting rooms, and business services. Other nearby hotels with similar facilities include the Marriott Long Wharf (tel: (617) 227 0800; www.marriott.com). The Boston Convention Center (tel: (617) 954 2000; www.bostonconventioncenter.com) is just 5 km (3 miles) from the airport.
Disabled facilitiesFacilities for disabled visitors are excellent, with accessible toilets, elevators, Braille signage, and TDD services. Designated parking is also available; the Massport Parking Office (tel: (617) 561 1673) can provide further information. There is a free shuttle service between all terminals and Airport Station. Massachusetts State Police (tel: (617) 567 2233) are on hand to assist disabled passengers.
Airport hotelsThere are two on-site hotels at Boston Logan International Airport plus a number of other hotels within a short distance. Many hotels offer shuttle service to/from the airport. Hotel information desks are available in Terminals A and E and in the American Airlines side of Terminal B, and hotel information phones are located in the arrival areas of Terminal C and the US Airways side of Terminal B.

Marriott Long Wharf
Marriott Long Wharf is located in Boston Harbor, a short distance from the airport. The hotel has free Wi-Fi, a bar, and an on-site restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Free parking and a complimentary shuttle service are also offered.
Tel: (617) 227 0800.
Web: www.marriott.com

Hampton Inn Boston Logan Airport
The Hampton Inn, located near the airport, provides a free shuttle service to/from the terminals. The 227-room hotel is also near a shopping center and has a range of business and fitness facilities, including an indoor pool.
Tel: (781) 286 5665.
Web: hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Westin Boston Waterfront
Adjacent to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the Westin is about 5 km (3 miles) from the airport, to which it is linked by the Silver Line bus service. Features include an indoor swimming pool, restaurant, and café.
Tel: (617) 532 4600.
Web: www.westinbostonwaterfront.com

Hilton Boston Logan Airport Hotel
Directly connected to Logan International Airport via a covered walkway, Hilton Boston Logan Airport Hotel offers soundproofed and executive rooms. Among its facilities are a choice of restaurants, a fitness center, and a heated indoor pool.
Tel: (617) 568 6700.
Web: www3.hilton.com

Embassy Suites Hotel Boston at Logan Airport
A short distance from the airport (to which it is connected by a shuttle service), Embassy Suites Hotel Boston at Logan Airport is home to a fitness center, swimming pool, and business center. All suites have two bedrooms.
Tel: (617) 567 5000.
Web: embassysuites3.hilton.com

Hyatt Boston Harbor Hotel
Boasting a swimming pool, sauna, and gym, the 270-room Hyatt Boston Harbor is located next to Boston Logan International Airport. Despite its close proximity to the terminals, the hotel provides a free 24-hour shuttle to the airport.
Tel: (617) 568 1234.
Web: bostonharbor.hyatt.com
Full airport nameBoston Logan International Airport
State or provinceUnited States of America
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