Boston Logan Airport MBTA

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) provides different routes to and from Logan Airport.


Blue Line Subway and Silver Line Bus Rapid Transit service run between BOS Airport and Downtown Boston. It is one of the most cheaper ways to get transportation.


See below further information about the MBTA means of transportation available at Boston Airport:



SL1 - Silver Line to/from Boston Airport

Connects with the the Red Line and the Commuter Rail (at South Station)


To reach Boston airport via SL1, passengers may take the Red Line or the Commuter Rail and go to South Station direction. In this station passengers may transfer to SL1.


See Red Line schedule



Silver Line 1 (Boston airport - South Station) is the best way to connect with the Red Line at South Station. For passengers that want to go to Cambridge, Harvard University, City Center of Boston, General Hospital (Massachusetts) and MIT.


SL1 runs from 5.30am to 12.30am daily and is accessible for passengers with disabilities. See the schedule here.


Passengers may know that there is not available the shuttle transfer service.



Blue Line to/from Boston Airport

Connects with the Green Line, Orange Line and Commuter Rail at North Station

To reach Boston Airport via Blue Line, passengers may take the Blue Line and pick up (free) the Massport shuttle bus service (numbers 22, 33, or 55) that are available at all the terminals.


For passengers that want to go to Boston College, Back Bay, Boston University, Brookline, Downtown Boston, Fenway Park, Newton, The Longwood Medical Area, Northeastern University Blue Line is probably one of the best options.


In addition, is ideal to connect with the Orange Line (State Street Station).


Blue Line is operative from 6.00am to 12.30am daily. See Blue line schedule.



Commuter Boat and Ferry to/from the Airport

The Commuter Boat Terminal is located at Fore River Shipyard, 703 Washington Street in Quincy, or from Pemberton Point in Hull and there are ferries that go to the airport.


When arriving at the Boston airport dock, passengers may take the free shuttle bus “Massport Number 66”, which runs to all the terminals at the airport.


The Commuter Boat service from Quincy: provides service daily.

Hull services operate only during the week.

Overnight parking at Quincy is possible and there are discounts on the rates.


To get more information, please call: +1 (617) 770 0040.



Where do I buy my ticket?

Many of the means of transportation described below are for free if they are boarded from Logan Airport.


On the other hand, if you wish to transfer from a mean of transport to another while outside the airport, you’ll need to purchase a transfer ticket.




CharlieCard is the suitable option to travel to and from Logan Airport.


They consist in reusable plastic cards which can be loaded with value and are valid for a day, 7 days or monthly passes.


By holding CharlieCard, you’ll get convenient prices on both bus and subway.


You may get your CharlieCard at designated Bus and Subway Stations across Boston region.


Get more information here.