Getting to Boston

New England's largest transportation center is Boston Logan International Airport (BOS).

Additional information on Logan Airport can be found here, and additional information on your transportation options can be found here.  


Boston Logan International Airport

1 Harborside Dr, Boston, MA 02128

Getting Around Boston

AMS encourages all attendees to use public transportation to and from the airport and around Boston. For additional information, please look here.



These are high-speed trains that connect Boston, New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Portland (ME) and other points nationwide. For train routes, tickets, schedules, and additional information, check the Amtrak website found here.


MBTA Commuter Rail

Boston's public transportation system is operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), and is simply called the "T" by locals. Service is available from several T stations, with the majority of departures taking place at North Station, South Station and Back Bay Station. For train routes, tickets, schedules, and additional information, check out the MBTA here. Please note that schedules may change and there may be delays.


Ride Share




Taxi Information

Taxi service is available throughout the city. Current fares are approximately $25-$35.00, one way from Boston Logan International Airport.

Options include:

·         Boston Cab: (617) 536-5010

·         City Cab: (617)536-5100

·         Independent Taxi (ITOA): (617)825-4000

·         Metro Cab: (617)782-5500

·         Top Cab: (617)266-4800

·         Town Taxi: (617)53-5000


Reservations will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees are encouraged to book their reservations at AMS-contracted hotels to help the Society avoid penalties for not filling its hotel block.


There are many ways to get around Boston, including public transportation and transportation services such as taxis, rental cars, charter services, and ride-hailing services.

Visa Information for International Attendees
Visa Information for International Attendees

We recommend starting the process of applying for a visa as soon as you decide to attend the meeting.

Google Map of Boston
Google Map of Boston

Showing venues, hotels, transportation options, and more.

Restaurants Near the BCEC and Westin Waterfront
Visiting Boston

What to expect in Boston and how to make the most of your trip.

AMS Shuttle Bus

The AMS will provide shuttle bus service that will run on a continuous loop between the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and select hotels.

Teacher Travel Grant
Teacher Travel Grant

100 Years/100 Students Fund

In celebration of our 100th Anniversary, AMS has set a goal to send 100 students to our 2020 Annual Meeting in Boston. Donate today and help us fill up the plane with the next generation of scientists.