Boston Travel Information

2017 National Humanities Conference




Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

The Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is located four miles east of the Hyatt Regency Boston and is the recommended airport for the 2017 National Humanities Conference. A number of transportation options, including taxis, Uber, Lyft, shuttles, and Boston’s MBTA train system provide service from the airport to downtown Boston. See information below.

Ground Transportation – (Recommended)

Taxis are available outside each “Arrivals” terminal and the fare to the hotel ranges from $25-$30.  Lyft and Uber operate from the airport and designated pick-up areas for these services are indicated by curbside signs and are located on the lower “Arrivals” level.  Uber fare estimates from the airport to the conference hotel are $18-$21. Driving time is approximately 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic. The airport also lists multiple shuttle service options for travelers.

Public Transportation

The MBTA Blue and Silver Lines both run from the airport to subway stations nearby the hotel. The Blue line is recommended for a walking distance. Trains run from approximately 5:30AM to 12:30AM every day of the week. One-way fare on the T is $2.70. Plan your trip on the T Trip Planner or download one of MBTA’s planning apps.

Traveling by Train to Boston?

There are three Amtrak stations in Boston: 1) Boston South Station, which is 0.3 miles from the conference hotel; 2) Boston Back Bay, which is 1.2 miles from the conference hotel; and 3) Boston North Station, which is 2.0 miles from the conference hotel.