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Lester B. Pearson Intl. - Toronto Pearson Intl. Airport
The city of Boston, renowned for being home to Harvard University, the University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and world famous health care institutions, welcomes thousands of patients, researchers, and students from all over the world. The only international airport in the city is the General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, also referred to as Logan International Airport. The airport is located 5.6 km from the city center and is accessible by ferry as a transportation alternative.
The Silver Line 1 bus service provides transportation to Logan International Airport from the city center. This service departs from the South Station, which is located in the city center, in close proximity to many museums and the Boston Public Garden and Theater District. The SL1 line provides free transportation to the airport. Buses 459 and 449, which pass by the Summer St. stop, close to the Congress Bridge, also provide transportation to the airport. It takes a maximum of 20 minutes to get to the airport using buses 449 and 459.
Harvard University, the city center, and Cambridge are located along the Red Line, which runs from the north of the city to the south of the city. You can use this line to transfer to a bus to the airport. You can transfer to the SL1 bus at the South Station or transfer to bus 171 at Andrew Station. You can also take the Blue Line, which can be accessed from State Street Station, to the Airport Station. The Airport Station is located in close proximity to the airport. From that station you have to transfer to airport shuttle services to get to the airport terminals.
Another transportation alternative to get to the airport is by ferry. The dock is a 10 minute walk from the city center. The ferry takes 18 minutes to get to Logan Wharf. From there the Massport Route 66 provides shuttle services to the airport terminals.
Taxis are easy to find anywhere in the city and they are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport. Since the airport is located in such close proximity to the city center, about 5 km away, it is also considerably close to other important parts of the city like Harvard University, MIT, and the University of Massachusetts.
The city center can be confusing to navigate but there are two tunnels that run under the Boston Canal, making the airport easily accessible by car. One of these tunnels is closer to the city center and is where the SL1 buses connect to the Red Line. To connect to this tunnel, which is located to the east of canal, take Summer Street, to Congress Bridge. After passing the bridge you can access the tunnel from Congress Street. The other tunnel is accessible by taking Merrimac Street north to New Chardon Street, which is on the right. This road will pass by Haymarket Square and take you directly to the west tunnel. This tunnel connects you to George Visconti Road, which provides direct access to the airport.
Handling more than 30 million passengers a year, Logan International Airport is one of the most important airports in the East of the United States. The airport contains a variety of services from children’s play areas to exhibition grounds, a September 11th memorial and recreation areas.
The airport offers passengers a rich selection of eating and drinking venues with over 50 restaurants and cafes, including fish restaurants befitting this seaside city. The airport also contains many stores and a large duty free shop for passengers who want to go shopping before or after their flight. Logan International airport also offers passengers free internet connection and the opportunity to rent bicycles to use as a transportation alternative in the city.Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is located on the Toronto Islands in Toronto. The airport is a small international airport that doesn’t handle as many passengers as Toronto Pearson International Airport, nor is it as large yet it is an important airport for the country. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is used for general aviation and regional services operated by turboprop planes. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is in very close proximity to downtown Toronto, therefore transportation to the city center from the airport is quite easy.
A very interesting aspect of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is that it is features a pedestrian tunnel that connects the airport to the mainland. The pedestrian tunnel opened in 2015 and provides direct access to the mainland from the airport. The tunnel provides access to the mainland pavilion, east of the airport’s ferry terminal. The total time to walk the distance from the airport to the mainland using the tunnel is about 6 minutes.
Passengers can also get to the mainland by ferry. Since the distance between the airport and the mainland is so close these ferries operate on the shortest ferry route in the world. The ferry station is located on Bathurst Street (which is also a metro stop, Bathurst Station) and runs every 15 minutes. The ferry is free for pedestrians and $11 for vehicles.
You can get to the city from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport by car using the ferry. Passengers can rent a car at the airport by using one of the onsite rental car companies. Rental car companies that are located at the airport include Hertz and Enterprise. Renting a car is also a great way to get around the city. There are also other rental car companies located offsite.
Another transportation alternative to get to the city center from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is by tram. The tram departs from close to the airport’s ferry terminal and provides transportation to the city center. You can take tram lines 511 Bathurst and 509 Harbourfront.
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, also known as Hamilton International is located in Mount Hope 64 km from downtown Toronto. Hamilton Airport is considered an alternative airport that acts as a reliever for Toronto Pearson International Airport. Passengers can get to the city center from the airport by using GO Transit buses that provide transportation to Union Station. Renting a car is another viable option to get to downtown Toronto from Hamilton International. Due to the airport’s distance from the city center, taking a taxi would not be the best transportation alternative.
Toronto Pearson International Airport is actually located outside of the Toronto city limits. The airport is located 22.5 km from downtown Toronto. This international airport is located in Mississauga with a portion of it extending into the Etobicoke district. Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada’s biggest and busiest airport. You can get to the city center from the airport by train, shuttles, taxis, and rental cars.
Taking the train from Toronto Pearson International Airport to downtown Toronto is a very convenient transportation alternative. There is a train line that runs directly from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station downtown. The train from the airport to downtown takes about 25 minutes and trains run every 15 minutes. However, this train line to the city is more expensive than other public transportation alternatives. The UP Express (Union Pearson Express) departs from the Toronto Pearson Terminal 1 Station.
GO Transit is a bus service that provides transportation from Toronto Pearson International Airport to North York, Hamilton, Oakville, and Mississauga. GO bus routes run hourly, every day of the week and every 30 minutes during rush hour on weekdays. The GO bus terminals and routes you can take to get to the city center from Toronto Pearson International Airport vary depending on your destination in the city. For more detailed information please visit GO Transit’s website.
The 192 Airport Rocket, operated by the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) also provides transportation directly from Toronto Pearson International Airport to the city. The 192 Airport Rocket departs from Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. This express service provides transportation between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Kipling Station (Bloor-Danforth Subway Line). This bus operates every day of the week and runs every 10 minutes. This express service takes about 25 minutes to get to the city. The TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) also operates other bus routes that provide direct transportation from Toronto Pearson International Airport to various stations in the city but they make other stops along the way. These buses take between 55 minutes to over an hour to get to the city. For more detailed information on bus routes and stations please visit Toronto Pearson International Airport’s website.
The fastest and most practical means of public transportation in the city is the metro. The metro provides access to central locations in the city. The metro runs every 2-5 minutes and contains 4 separate lines. The first stop on the Bloor-Danforth line, heading west, is the Kipling Station. The 192 Airport Rocket bus route, operated by the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission), heads to Kipling Station from the airport. From Kipling Station passengers can easily access other metro stations in the city.
Metro Line 1 (the yellow line), the Yonge-University Line runs a U-shaped route. The north-south line operates between Yonge Street, Finch Avenue East, Union Station, Allen Road, and Sheppard Avenue West. From the Bloor-Yonge, St. George, and Spadina stations travelers can transfer to the Sheppard-Yonge Station on Metro Line 2.
Metro Line 2 (the green line), the Bloor-Danforth Line travels between Bloor Street West, Bloor Street East and Danforth Avenue in the east-west direction. Travelers can transfer to Metro Line 1 from the Bloor-Yonge, St George and Spadina stations and to Metro Line 3 from the Kennedy station.
Metro Line 3 (the blue line), the Scarborough Line travels between Eglinton Avenue East and Kennedy Road stations. Travelers can transfer to Metro Line 2 from Kennedy Station.
Metro Line 4 (the purple line) the Sheppard Line travels in the direction of Sheppard Avenue East. Travelers can transfer to Metro Line 1 from the Sheppard-Yonge station.
The tram is the second most widely used means of public transportation in Toronto, after the metro. The tram provides a practical way to access places that the metro cannot access. The tram also acts as a support system in between metro lines. To get to the city from Toronto Pearson International Airport you have to first get to Kipling Metro Station using the 192 Airport Rocket bus. Kipling Station is the first stop on Metro Line 2. From this station you can take line 504 or 505 to West Station or Broadview, line 511 to Bathurst Station, line 510 to Spadina Station, or line 506 to Main Street Station.
Taxis are a convenient and comfortable transportation alternative to get to the city center from Toronto Pearson International Airport. Taxis provide a safe and comfortable ride to the city however they are an expensive method of transportation. Taxis are equipped with credit card technology so passengers can pay using cash or credit. Taxis are easily accessible from the arrivals level of the terminals. There is a flat rate that varies depending on your destination. For more information about taxi companies and fares places visit Toronto Pearson International Airport’s website.
Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport and a great option for getting around in the city during your trip. However, parking in the city can be problematic so keep that in mind. There are various rental car companies located at Toronto Pearson International Airport such as Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and Alamo. These rental car companies are located on Level 1 of the parking lot at Terminals 1 and 3. There are also several rental car companies with offices off-site, which offer pick-up services at the airport. For more detailed information on rental car companies please visit Toronto Pearson International Airport’s website.
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For Boston-Toronto flights, you can use Harbor SPB Airport, Logan Intl. Airport, Portsmouth Intl. Airport, Back Bay Railway Station, South Railway Station as departure airport, and Municipal - Toronto Municipal Airport, Billy Bishop - Toronto Island Airport, John C. Munro Hamilton Intl. Airport, Lester B. Pearson Intl. - Toronto Pearson Intl. Airport for arrival.
The flight distance between Boston-Toronto is 691 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 20 minutes.
When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Boston-Toronto flights is Monday.
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