When is the best time to visit Boston?
Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, is a great place to visit all year round. But if you want to score the cheapest flights to Boston, it’s worth considering the season you’re travelling in. August is high season, for example, so flight tickets tend to peak in price around this time. This is summer in Boston, and August is one of the city’s hottest months. On the other hand, January – the middle of winter – is much cooler and a far cheaper time to fly. The weather at this time of year can swing from sun to snow in the space of a day, so come armed with plenty of layers in your suitcase.
How many flights are there from Manchester Airport to Boston Logan Airport a week?
There are around 595 weekly flights from Manchester (MAN) to Boston (BOS).
Which airlines fly from Manchester Airport to Boston Airport?
You’ve got lots of choice on this route, including Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, SWISS, Iberia Airlines, Air France and American Airlines.
Which airlines have the cheapest flights to Boston?
For cheap flights, try American Airlines, Air France, British Airways, Delta Air Lines and Iberia Airlines.
Can I fly direct from Manchester Airport to Boston Airport?
Yes – Virgin Airlines fly direct, alongside KLM, Air France and Delta Air Lines.
How long is the flight from Manchester Airport to Boston Airport?
The shortest flight time is around 7 hours and 30 minutes.
What time should I arrive at Manchester Airport?
It’s a god idea to give yourself plenty of time, as you’ll need to check in at least two hours before your flight.
How do I get to Manchester Airport?
Manchester Airport is next to the M56 and has good links to the M6, M60 and M62, so driving here is fairly straightforward. Use the postcode M90 1QX for your sat nav, and use the free drop-off point on Thorley Lane, next to the JetParks 1 car park, if you can get a lift. If you’re getting the train, the station is right inside the airport campus, so the terminals are easy to walk to. Plus, there’s a 24-hour Stagecoach bus service that runs from the city centre to the airport.
How do I get into Boston from Boston Logan Airport?
Two subway lines provide public transport links from the airport into Downtown Boston. You can take the Silver Line service from straight outside the terminals – it’s free, and connects you to the Red Line, which leads to places like Harvard University, MIT and Downtown. If you want to get to the Orange Line at State Street Station, use the Blue Line subway instead. Just get on a Massport shuttle bus outside the terminal and it will drop you at Airport Station. There are also free Massport shuttles to the Rental Car Center if you’re hiring a car, or you can take a taxi downtown for about $45 – the journey takes around 25 minutes in good traffic. Or, you can use the Logan Express bus – it stops at Framingham, Braintree, Woburn, Back Bay and Peabody.
Do I need a visa to travel to Boston?
Most UK passport holders can get an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) through the USA’s Visa Waiver Programme, which lets you travel in the country for up to 90 days. You’ll need to apply for your ESTA online before you travel.
Flying from Manchester Airport
You can walk between Manchester Airport’s three passenger terminals – there’s a skylink connecting Terminals 1 and 2, which are about a 15-minute walk away from each other. There’s a covered walkway between Terminals 1 and 3, which are more like five minutes apart. American Airlines and British Airways fly from T3, whereas Delta Airlines fly from T2, so check where you’re flying from before you arrive. If you’re here for a while, there are plenty of shops and pre-bookable lounges, as well as Travelex UK currency exchange services in all three airport terminals.
Landing in Boston Airport
Boston Logan Airport is more officially known as General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport. The airport has four terminals – A, B, C and E – and Terminal E is for international arrivals. The airport has free Wi-Fi, ATM machines, children’s play areas and plenty of places to eat. There’s also a Boston Logan International Airport 9/11 Memorial, which honors the victims of September 11. If you’ve hired a car for onward travel, follow the signs to the Rental Car Center. Otherwise, there are signs for ride-sharing services and taxis, and the Silver Line subway is just outside the terminal.