When it comes to cruising, exotic ports and warm locales like Mexico, Jamaica, and Miami come to mind. But cruising is booming in popularity and locations from Canada to Bermuda to the Caribbean are now all cruise destinations. Meanwhile, ports that might not come to mind when you think of cruising are becoming some of the most popular in the United States.
Case in point is Boston. While no one will confuse the port with Miami, more than 300,000 cruisers now visit the port each year. Meanwhile, visits to Canada, Bermuda, Europe, the Caribbean and Central America are all possible from the Boston.
If you’re unfamiliar with the Port of Boston, don’t worry. As the port continues to grow in popularity, more and more new cruisers are headed to the area. That’s why we have everything you need to know about sailing on a cruise from Boston.
The Port of Boston is located in the Seaport District, just minutes from Boston Logan International Airport. Here it is in relation to the airport and the city:
Cruise Lines Served: Norwegian Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Royal Caribbean (Homeport); Celebrity, Hapag-lloyd, Phoenix-Reisen, Ponant, Regent Seven Seas, Seabourn, Silver Seas, TUI and Viking Ocean (Port Calls)
Distance to Airports: Boston Logan is just four miles away from the port. The trip can take anywhere from 10-30 minutes, depending on traffic.
Getting to the Port of Boston Cruise Terminal — Information on transportation options, including taxis, Uber, Lyft, and other means. Everything you need to know to get to the port and start your vacation.
Boston Cruise Parking — Parking at the port? We’ve got you covered with all your parking options, including costs.
Dropping Off at the Port — Not sure where to go once you get to the port? We have turn-by-turn
Boston Cruise Hotels — Getting in late? Leaving early? Simply need a place to rest your head? We’ve rounded up the options for places to stay near the port.