TRANSPORTATION: PUBLIC & CITY
BOSTON COMMUTER BOAT SERVICE
This MBTA commuter boat service crosses between Charlestown Navy Yard and Long Wharf in the Financial District. It’s a quick (10 minutes) way to get to Charlestown to explore attractions like the USS Constitution Museum. Fare: $3.50. Departs M-F 6:30 am-8 pm, Sa-Su 10 am-6 pm. 1 Long Wharf 617.227.4321.
BOSTON HARBOR CRUISES WATER TAXI
the Water Taxi operates year-round, offering travelers an alternative to traditional ground transportation. Look for 28 water taxi stops along the waterfront. Call for a pick-up 6:30 am-10 pm (until 8 pm on Su). Tickets available onboard: $12. 1 Long Wharf 617.227.4320.
Full-service buses take travelers to Logan International Airport, making stops at each terminal, from the Back Bay at Hynes Convention Center and Copley T Station. Allow 20 minutes travel time. Daily 5 am-9 pm. $5; free with valid MBTA pass. Logan International Airport, 800.235.6426; Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St.; Copley Square T Station, 650 Boylston St.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority offers bus services to complement its subway system. Bus routes run throughout Boston proper, Greater Boston and suburbs. Operates from 5:15-12:30 am. Fares: $1.70-2. 617.222.3200.
Boston’s subway system (a.k.a. the “T”) is the nation’s oldest. It is comprised of five lines (Red, Orange, Blue, Green and Silver) and connects areas like Newton, Malden and Logan Airport with Downtown Boston. Fare per ride: $2.252.75. The subway operates from 5 am 1 am. 617.222.3200.
Around-the-clock, affordable, shared-ride airport transportation since 1983. SuperShuttle serves Logan International Airport and more than 40 other airports nationwide. Find curb-side attendants at Terminals A, B, C and E daily 7 am-11 pm. Customers can also book online or by mobile app. Logan International Airport. For after-hour service (11 pm-7 am), please call 617.567.8900.