Public Transportation

Our public transportation system, better known as the MBTA, or “The T” to locals, connects all of Boston and its suburbs by subway, rail, bus, and even boat! Whether you’re riding by taxi, Amtrak, or The T, our centers are conveniently located near several major hubs of public transportation.

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The BCEC is steps away from the MBTA’s Silver Line World Trade Center stop (via route SL1), which is the same subway line that services Logan Airport. Nice day? It is also a 15-minute walk from South Station, one of Boston’s major rail and bus transportation hubs, with MBTA bus and red line subway service as well as commuter rail service to the Greater Boston area and Amtrak and bus service to many points across the country.

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The Hynes is conveniently located close to four T stops – the Hynes Convention Center stop, Prudential Center stop, and Copley Square stop on the Green Line and the Back Bay stop on the Orange Line. Need to go to the airport? Hop on the convenient Back Bay Logan Express shuttle, which departs directly outside the Hynes Convention Center and will bring you to Logan departure terminals in 20-minutes, for just $7.50!* (*Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and debit card ONLY)

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Amtrak Service

Boston is part of the AMTRAK railroad system serving the Northeast, and connects passengers to the rest of New England. Acela Express offers service from Boston to New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington. Passengers can pick up AMTRAK service in Boston at South Station, just minutes from the BCEC; at Back Bay Station, right down the street from the Hynes; or at North Station for Downeaster service from Brunswick, Maine.

Northeast Train Routes

MBTA Trip Planner

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has a nifty tool called “Trip Planner” that lets you plan your T ride from beginning to end. Simply enter in your starting location and the BCEC or Hynes, and it will tell you where you need to go stop by stop to get here quickly and easily via subway or bus.

Plan your trip

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Taxi & Ridesharing

Boston is ripe with car service options. Let one of our transportation agents hail you a cab, or use any of the following services to schedule a pick up:

  • Uber
  • Lyft
  • 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: 617.536.5000
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Alternative Options

Consider taking a pedicab as a fun and affordable way to explore Boston or get anywhere in the city.
Boston Pedicab offers regular and pre-scheduled tours and rides at a flexible cost.

Another great alternative to public transportation is Blue Bikes, Boston’s public bike-sharing system with 1,800 city bikes and 180 bike stations throughout the city, including stations directly outside the BCEC and the Hynes.

Zipcar is the world’s largest car sharing service, giving you convenient access to vehicles located all over Boston, including many close to our convention facilities. Simply reserve cars by the hour or day, all for one low rate. Learn how to become a member, reserve a car and hit the road.