Airport location, terminals and transportation
Logan International Airport is a large airport in the East Boston neighbourhood of Boston. It belongs to the category of the busiest air terminals in the USA. The passenger traffic of the airport makes up about 36 million people a year. It is meant for both domestic and international flights. The airport is well-known for its unique air traffic control tower. It was opened in the '20s of the previous century. The airport expended due to surrounding islands. It used to bear the name of Boston Airport. However, it was renamed in 1956. The airport comprises 6 runways and 4 terminals. Terminals A, C, and E are co-located in one building. They are connected by passages. Besides, buses run between them.
You can get to the city by Silver Line buses number 448 and 459. They get passengers to the Red Metro Line, the bus station, and South Station. Bus stops are found near the exits from the terminals. A free shuttle will take you to the Blue Metro Line (Airport station) from any terminal. A limousine delivery service, transfer order offices and taxis operate in the airport. Taxi stands are placed in each terminal. The location of the airport allows to use water taxi. A free shuttle goes to the pier. You can reach or leave the airport by car via Interstale 90 and Interstale 93 freeways.
Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car
One can hire a vehicle through the online services of the websites or upon arrival at the airport. If you make an online reservation, you will be able to select the vehicle of necessary class and with appropriate equipment in advance. Moreover, it guarantees the availability of the chosen car at the time when you receive it. What is more, a preliminary reservation will cost you much cheaper. In order to have a car rented, you will need to present a driver's license, a credit card, and a voucher (in case the order was made through the online service).
There is the joint vehicle rental center "Rental Car Center" in the airport is (15 Transportation Way). This is a large facility, which includes a four-storey parking garage, an office space, and a registration hall. The Rental Car Center brings together several major car rental companies. These are Zipcar, Advantage, EZ Rent-A-Car, Thrifty, Payless, National, Enterprise, Dollar, Budget, Avis, Alamo, and Hertz. The information desks, which will provide you with the contact details of all the car rental firms, are found in the arrival halls.
Free shuttles go regularly from the lower level of all the terminals to RCC (Logan Airport Rental Car Center stop). You should look for the white-and-blue buses. Cars are returned to the parking lot of the vehicle rental center, which can be easily reached from the city. You should just follow the signs "Rental Car Center".
Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby
The airport has a round-the-clock parking lot near the terminal buildings. It is connected to the terminals by connector bridges with travelators. There are short and long-stay car parks in the airport. The long-stay economy parking can be reached with the help of a free shuttle. A free parking lot for people, who meet the arriving passengers, is also provided.
A couple of hotels are nestled in the territory of the airport. They are the Hyatt Harbourside and the Hilton. The Hilton Hotel is linked to the terminals by the passage. A free 24-hour shuttle goes from the Hyatt Harbourside hotel to all the terminals.