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Travelers interested in cheap flights to Boston have many options of flying into the Logan International Airport. Its proper name is the General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, but it is commonly referred to as the Logan Airport. It is located in East Boston, and it is the largest, most important airport in New England. There are four terminals in this airport, called A, B, C and E.

One alternative to the Logan Airport is the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. It is located 44 miles north of Boston, in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) Information

Each terminal of the Logan International Airport (BOS) has restaurants, cafes, news stands, gift stores, shops, Wi-Fi and banking service. Terminals B and C offer salon and spa services. Terminals A, B and C offer shoe shining. Duty free shops are located at terminals B and E.

Airlines That Fly Into Boston

The Logan International Airport (BOS) is a major regional airport, being in the top 20 American airports in terms of international traffic, passenger volume and flight movements. There are many domestic destinations, as well as ones in Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico and Europe. This airport is a hub for JetBlue, and is also a focus city for AirTran Airways and American Airlines. Other major airlines that fly into Boston include Delta, United Airlines, Air France, American Eagle and Southwest.

Boston Transit Information

Distance from city: 4 miles

Bus to city

  • Fare: $1.70-2.00
  • The bus to Boston is to the MBTA’s Silver Line SL1, and it goes to the downtown Boston business district. There are docking stations for this bus at all the terminals. Travelers can buy tickets for this bus in every terminal, to the far right part of their lower levels.

Train to city

  • Fare: $1.70-2.00
  • The train is from the MBTA’s Blue Line subway stop, which is called “Airport.” The train does not go directly to the airport, but passengers have the option of taking free Massport shuttle buses from terminal buildings to connect to the station. This train can then connect to the rest of the city.

Taxi to city

  • Fare: $25-50, depending on distance
  • The taxis are located outside of each terminal, on lower level curbs, to the far left side of the baggage claim areas.

Other options


  • There is a ferry that connects the Logan International Airport with downtown Boston, which is operated by MBTA. There are also water taxis, which travelers can get on the spot or through reservation.

Car Rental Companies at the Logan International Airport

Travelers can call any of these car rental companies from each of the terminals. There are then shuttle buses that can take them to the offices to go pick up their cars.