To/From Seaport Convention Center

(71d 02' 27" W, 42d 21' 04" N)


For transportion suggestions to/from the Airport Hilton and Airport Embassy Suites hotels, see the Lodging page.


By Air

Logan International Airport

Logan International Airport (800-235-6426) has five separate terminals that are connected by a frequent shuttle bus (bus 11). Public information booths are located in the baggage claim areas of Terminals A, B, C and E. All international flights arrive at Terminal e, but they may leave fromm a different terminal, depending on teh airline.

Getting to Seaport: The most affordable option to get from Logan Airport to the hotel is to take the MBTA Silver Line ("SL1") bus from the airport to the World Trade Center stop. A one-way fare costs $2.00 per adult. (See further details on Public Transportation below.)

Another option for travel between the hotel and Logan Airport, is to make a reservation with a shuttle service ahead of time. While taxi service is available from the airport, shuttle services are typically cheaper. Shuttle options are listed on the Shared Van transportation section of the Massachusetts Port Authority website.

Manchester Airport

A quiet alternative to Logan, Manchester Airport (603-624-6556) is just 55 miles north of Boston in New Hampshire.

Getting to Boston: Flight Line Inc. (800-245-2525) offers hourly service to several locations in Massachusetts, including Boston. Reservations are required.

TF Green Airport

Just outside the city of Providence, Rhode Island, TF Green Airport (401-737-4000) is also serviced by major carriers. The airport is one hour south of Boston.

Getting to Boston: Peter Pan Bus Lines runs regularly 7 days a week. TF Green Airport operates a shuttle to down town Providence once an hour, on the hour. From downtown, you may take the MBTA or Amtrak trains. These services will take you to South Station in Boston. For shuttle information you may contact Airport Taxi at 401-737-2868.

Getting to Seaport: From South Station take the MBTA Silver Line ("SL1") bus to the World Trade Center stop. A one-way fare costs $2.00 per adult. Public Transportation details are below.

By Train

The national railway line, Amtrak (800-872-7245) provides service to South Station in Boston. Service from New York City's Penn Station costs $54 to $73 one-way and takes four to 4½ hours. Service from Manhattan on the high-speed Acela train (3½ hours) is a lot more expensive ($99 to $116 one-way); reservations are required.

Getting to Seaport: From South Station take the MBTA Silver Line ("SL1") bus to the World Trade Center stop. A one-way fare costs $2.00 per adult. Public Transportation details are below.

By Car

FROM Points West via I-90:

Follow the Massachusetts Turnpike/Interstate 90 East to Exit 25 -- South Boston. At the top of the ramp, bear left towards Seaport Boulevard. At the first set of lights, proceed straight onto East Service Road. At the next set of lights, take a right onto Seaport Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage is located ahead on the right.

FROM Points South via I-93:

Heading northbound on I-93 towards Boston, take Exit 20, which will be immediately after Exit 18. Follow the signs to "I-90 East." Take the first tunnel exit to "South Boston." At the first set of lights at the top of the ramp, proceed straight onto East Service Road. At the next set of lights, take a right onto Seaport Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be ahead on the right.

FROM Points North via I-93:

Heading southbound on Interstate 93 Boston, take Exit 23, Purchase Street and move into the left lane. At the top of the ramp, take a left turn onto the Evelyn Moakley Bridge/Seaport Boulevard. Follow Seaport Boulevard for approximately .8 miles, the Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be on the right, after the Seaport Boulevard/B Street intersection.

FROM Logan International Airport and Route 1A South:

Follow the signs towards I-90 West - Ted Williams Tunnel. Take the Ted Williams Tunnel to Exit 25. At the top of the ramp proceed straight onto B Street. Follow B Street to the end and take a right onto Seaport Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be on your right.

Public Transporation

Boston has an extensive bus, subway, and commuter rail system which is operated by the MBTA (617-222-5215). Their website has schedules, maps, and a trip planner for easy commuting. When using the trip planner, enter Seaport for your starting or ending point.

The Seaport World Trade Center is on the Silver Line ("S1") bus route which runs between Logan Airport and South Station. There are signs in the World Trade Center Station on the Silver Line (SL1) directing you to the Seaport Convention Center/World Trade Center.

If you are going to the Seaport Hotel, you should exit the station at the Congress Street level. The hotel is across the street from the station. If you are going to the Seaport Convention Center, you should exit the station from the upper most level. When exiting the Station, you should turn 180 degrees at the top of the stairs and exit from that door. (If you exit the station and approach a statue, you have exited in the wrong direction.) Walk stright ahead for about 300m, passing the hotel on your right and through the World Trade Center arch.

Biking

Boston is a bikeable city. For those of you commuting from the CfA, you may want to try our route from Garden Street to the Seaport. You can get complete instructions to go from CfA to Seaport

Bike route from CfA to Seaport

and to go from Seaport to CfA

Bike route from CfA to Seaport