Transportation in Boston

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Transportation in Boston

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  • AMK 67
    35 contributions
    The staff of Bay State Cruise Company could not have been more accommodating! I arrived early for my 1 pm Fast Ferry cruise to Cape Cod from Boston and they permitted me to take the earlier ferry! Accommodations were clean and the staff very friendly and helpful! I highly recommend this ferry service!
    Written 22 June 2022
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  • arare
    Kaneohe, HI42 contributions
    I was pleasantly surprised that the subway system appeared safe and fairly clean with no homeless sleeping in the area. We rode it during the day and night after catching a Red Sox game. There are very helpful employees at the stations to direct or guide you.
    Written 21 May 2022
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  • global3adventure
    Quito, Ecuador542 contributions
    Creative and enjoyable way to travel from the airport to the cruise terminal within the Boston Harbour. Airport shuttle has a stop at the pier to catch water taxis. There are telephones to contact the various water taxis – they had recently been vandalized, and signage was not very clear. They have a unique service facilitating the storage of your luggage if you want to do some downtown exploring unencumbered from luggage.
    Written 5 December 2018
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  • Miranda A
    1 contribution
    Was fine at first until my husband and I needed to get to North Station from Salem. Trains were delayed for "police activity" so we were shoved onto a bus that brought us to Swampscott station where we were told a train to North Station would be "arriving shortly". There are no enclosed places to sit at this station and it was 40 degrees with freezing rain and 50mph winds. We sat at Swampscott for TWO HOURS before a train finally came. 4 trains had went by and we asked each of them if they were going to Boston to which most of the time we were treated like we were stupid. My husband and I are not locals and during this time of year they shouldn't expect mostly locals on their trains. We were supposed to get on our train at 6:30 in Salem but didn't get one until 8:30.
    Written 27 October 2021
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  • Bryce S
    New Hope, PA1,646 contributions
    Boston South Station is the end of the line for the northeast corridor route on Amtrak. It’s a historic building that is under renovation. It’s enclosed, but quite airy. There is a good police presence.

    There are some curious factors: it might be the only major train station without a news stand. Hopefully they will get one in the future once renovation is completed.

    There is a cab stand, but cabs are hard to find. Apparently Uber and Lyft are how people get around.
    Written 12 July 2022
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA13,402 contributions
    This is a cheap, fast, and practical way to get around town and around the region. I got to know the subway/trolley car system fairly well and it worked for my visit.
    Written 19 June 2020
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  • Polokildare
    Kildare33 contributions
    Take the Ferry from Hingham Shipyard to Boston. It's a great way to see the harbor and the city from the water. It beats crowded trains and buses. You can even have a drink on board.
    Written 28 March 2012
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  • Jen C
    Malvern, PA8 contributions
    I highly recommend this shuttle service. The drivers kept in touch prior to my drives and they were very friendly and helpful.
    Written 24 July 2022
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  • Christopher E
    Pittsburgh, PA1 contribution
    Timely. Safe. Had car seats for kids. Good conversation. Responsive by text. Ultra convenient, even with booking on short < 12h notice.
    Written 7 August 2022
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  • vsg918
    3 contributions
    I have used Boston Airport Cab for about a year. Their drivers are professional and friendly, cars are nice and clean, and they have been reliable and trustworthy in getting me to the airport at even the earliest of hours. I would definitely recommend using their services!
    Written 22 July 2022
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  • vickie2267
    Weymouth, MA8 contributions
    We used JR car service for a ladies concert night.
    Our driver Dalton was awesome!! Can’t say enough great things about him and the service we received! We will definitely use JR service again and of course request Dalton!!
    Written 26 July 2022
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  • frogtowner
    Shelby Township, MI30 contributions
    We thought we'd do this to surprise the kids. Really was enjoyable and the two-person crew was very personable and helpful. Probably a 20 minute ride with a couple stops for other folks to get off. Really an interesting vantage point to see the other boat traffic and the Boston skyline. We were dropped us off right at the dock by our hotel. Very nice experience and highly recommended. The only downside was the wait for the airport bus from the terminal to the dock. Took a long time to pick us up and a long time, with stops, to get us to the dock.
    Written 2 August 2022
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  • David V
    Pittsburg, TX74 contributions
    From the ease of making a reservation to the professionalism and timely and polite service would highly recommend using this service. David the driver arrive a few minutes early for a very early flight which provided security for my significant other who was raveling
    Written 26 February 2021
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  • Penner1460
    Port Perry, Canada14 contributions
    We just returned from a 7 day cruise on Norwegian Dawn, out of San Juan to Barbados, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Maarten and St. Thomas.
    This was our first cruise so we have nothing to compare it with, but our experience with the Dawn was mostly positive. We did find the layout somewhat confusing, but that was the only negative aspect.
    The food was good to exceptional. The Venetian, Cagney's Steakhouse and La Cucina were outstanding, and O'Sheehan's and Aqua also very good.
    The staff were also exceptional; including our steward (Gusti), all of the servers, entertainers and front desk personnel.
    We'll certainly look at cruising with Norwegian again, although we'll probably look at other NCL ships next time.
    Written 26 November 2018
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