Traveling Around New England
Get travel planning information for touring New England — including car rentals, train and bus options, and regional airlines. Travelers from the United Kingdom will find UK phone contact information.
DISCOVER NEW ENGLAND BY BUS AND COACH
- C&J – Southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts to Boston Logan Airport and South Station
- Concord Coach Lines – Maine and New Hampshire to Boston Logan Airport and South Station
- Conway Tours – Tour operator and transportation for groups
- Greyhound – Multiple locations
- LimoLiner – Boston to New York
- Megabus – Multiple locations
- Peter Pan Bus Lines – Boston to New York
- Plymouth & Brockton - Cape Cod and south of Boston to Boston Logan Airport
DISCOVER NEW ENGLAND BY TRAIN
Explore New England in comfort by train with Amtrak. As well as regular trains from New York to all the New England States, Amtrak’s 150 mph high-speed train, the Acela Express, travels between New York and Boston in just 3 hours 35 minutes.
Traveling from Outside North America
In the UK, talk to your travel agent or the following specialists:
DISCOVER NEW ENGLAND BY CAR
Most major car rental agencies are located near the airport and some are also located in downtown Boston.
- Alamo Rent A Car
- Avis Rent A Car
- Budget Rent A Car
- Dollar Rent A Car
- Enterprise Rent A Car
- Hertz Rent A Car
- National Car Rental
- Thrifty Car Rental
For European visitors: A full current EU license and a credit card are required. No car is needed in Boston. Start your rental when you leave the city.
NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL AIRPORTS
- Barnstable Municipal Airport (HYA)
- Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY)
- Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK)
- Worcester Regional Airport (ORH)
GETTING AROUND BOSTON
- The Walking City: Boston is a city that is easy and fun to walk. The Freedom Trail provides a self-guided tour through some of America’s most famous historic sites.
- Subway: Boston’s public transportation system is known simply as the “T.” Riders need to purchase a CharlieCard or CharlieTicket. These can be purchased at every subway station from vending machines, from select convenience stores or online.
- Boston Duck Tours: popular with travelers, these are WWII-style amphibious landing vehicles that give an entertaining overview of the city by land and water.
- Trolley Tours: Old Town Trolley Tours offer an entertaining and informative tour highlighting the best of Boston. Travelers can hop on and off while exploring the sites at their own pace.
For more information: Boston — New England’s Gateway City