With flights from New York that last approximately 90 minutes, Boston is a great option for travelers who would rather spend their time exploring instead of flying. Visitors will need every moment to sample the historic places, monuments, and theaters in this city. Find flights from New York to Boston that will fit almost any schedule at Orbitz.com.
New York City is the most populous city in the United States. World-renowned museums, restaurants, and hotels are all located in this vibrant city. It is also home to the United Nations, the Statue of Liberty, and the Broadway theater district.
There are three airports commonly used by New York City residents: LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Newark Liberty International Airport. All three airports are accessible by public transportation as well as by taxi, limousine, and van. Visitors to JFK and Newark can also use the AirTrain to skip traffic jams. If you prefer driving, parking is available at all three airports, in both daily and economy lots. While the fee for economy parking varies by airport, daily parking costs $33 per 24-hour period.
There is a wide selection of restaurants at all three airport locations. At any of Newark's three terminals, you can choose from more than a dozen restaurants, with options ranging from fast food to seafood. JFK has more than 100 restaurant options, but your selection will vary depending on which of the eight terminals you visit. There are also dozens of options at LaGuardia, with popular chains such as Five Guys Burgers & Fries to tempt you.
Although less than a million people live in Boston, millions of tourists flock to this historical city to attend sporting events, visit important cultural sites, or experience one of Boston's many other offerings. Boston also attracts thousands of students each year; there are more than 100 colleges and universities located in the greater Boston area.
Once you arrive at Logan, you can take the subway, bus, van, or taxi to downtown Boston. One-way fare to downtown Boston from Logan by subway is only $2.50. Taxi fare is estimated to be approximately $25 to $45, and van service starts around $20. If you prefer to rent a car, there are nine companies that supply rental cars to Logan Airport visitors.
Boston has four distinct seasons, so the weather will vary depending on your travel dates. During the warmest month, July, the average temperature high is 82 degrees Fahrenheit. However, temperatures cool significantly at night, so a light jacket is recommended in the evenings. The coldest month, January, has an average high temperature of only 36 degrees Fahrenheit. With an average low temperature of 22 degrees Fahrenheit in January, it's a good idea to bring a parka or other heavy coat for the evenings.
Boston is the home of many historic places that played important roles during the Revolutionary War. The easiest way to see these historic places is to walk the Freedom Trail. While guided tours are available, there is also a painted red line that leads visitors through the city to 16 historical sites, such as the Paul Revere House and the Bunker Hill Monument.
With dozens of nonstop flights from New York to Boston available each day, travelers have plenty of opportunities to visit to Beantown. For an easy way to plan a trip to Boston, visit Orbitz.com, where New York travelers can book car rentals, hotels, and airlines with only a few clicks of their mouse.
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