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Travel to Massachusetts

Flying to Massachusetts

Flight times

From London to Boston is 6 hours 30 minutes, and from New York is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Departure tax

None.

Travelling to Massachusetts by Rail

Amtrak (tel: 1 800 872 7245, in the USA only; www.amtrak.com) links Boston with New York (Pennsylvania Station), Philadelphia and Washington, DC, on the 'Acela Express', and the 'Federal' line runs daily from Boston to New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC, while the 'Regional' line covers many stops between Boston and Newport News (Virginia). There are four stations in Boston: North Station, 135 Causeway Street, South Station, Atlantic Avenue and Summer Streets, or Back Bay Station and Route 128 Station. Car hire is available at most stations.

Driving to Massachusetts

Getting to Massachusetts by boat

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