Transportation information for Metro Boston, Southwest
of the busiest airports on the east coast served by over 55 airlines including
8 major domestic carriers, 10 international carriers and 13 regional and commuter
Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority (MBTA) http://www.mbta.com
operates Boston’s subway system (called the ‘T’), plus commuter rail and bus
services throughout the city and suburbs. It also manages a ferry service. You
can transfer easily between surface and underground transportation.
(617) 222 5215 or (617) 222 3200 (recorded information). Fax: (617) 222 3340.
Travel passes available: the MBTA Visitors’ Passport is aimed specifically at
tourists and allows unlimited use of all subway lines. $5. for one day, $9.
for three consecutive days and $18. for seven consecutive days.
Amtrak: 800 USA-RAIL (371-5465). www.amtrak.com.