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Car hire at Boston Airport

Car hire at Boston Airport

Boston Airport - officially called Boston Logan Airport (BOS) - is situated close to the American metropolis of Boston. It takes just 14 minutes to drive from the airport to the city centre, using the MA-1AS road which takes you through the Callahan Tunnel.

What I need to know

A number of Boston Airport car rental operators can be found close by. Using the Holiday Autos site, visitors can compare car hire to find the best option for them. There are a number of benefits to booking Boston Airport car hire using the site, including free cancellation, no credit card fee and customer support.

Where to pick up my car

All rental car companies at Boston Airport can be found at the designated Rental Car Centre (RCC). This is located on Transportation Way, and can be accessed by the blue and white shuttle busses that serve the Airport Station, terminals and RCC. These buses run every 5-6 minutes.

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  • “The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
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Where to go

With so much to take in on a break to Boston, hiring a car will enable you to navigate the city and its surrounds easily. This historic city contains many fascinating landmarks and museums to explore, while those wanting to get a feel for local life could venture into its characterful neighbourhoods.

Nearby Boston Airport

Visitors can reach the stunning Middlesex Fells Reservation in just 12 minutes by car. Meanwhile, the city of Salem - famed for its 1692 witch trials - is just over half an hour away by road. The coast isn’t far either, and you can drive to the beaches of historic Rockport in just under an hour.

Longer drives

It’s just over an hour to Rhode Island from Boston Airport, and if you have acquired a car it’s well worth a trip to the sandy shores and colonial aesthetic of this iconic region. If you want to venture deeper into the USA, you can drive up to Vermont in just under 3.5 hours. What’s more, the bright lights of New York are a mere 3 hours and 45 minutes away.

Eating and drinking

Boston is famous for its iconic Clam Chowder, not to mention other fresh seafood delights. As a result, visitors have a plethora of seafoods restaurants to choose from in the city. The chilly New England temperatures mean that fireside dining is a favourite in Boston, so look out for eateries complete with cosy hearths and settle down for the evening.

Things to do

It’s all about history in Boston! Learn about the Boston Tea Party at the floating Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum. At Boston Harbour find whale watching and boat tours. The city is also home to the USS Constitution - the world’s oldest naval vessel still afloat - which was named by George Washington.


Take on the city’s Freedom Trail - a 4 km route that takes you to 16 historically significant sites in Boston. The city is a melting pot of different nationalities and cultures, and as such, you can also opt for the Black Heritage Trail, the Irish Heritage Trail, the Native American Trail Project and the Boston Equality Trail.