Logan Airport is situated approximately 49 miles north of Providence. Outlined below are public and private transportation options.
Logan Airport has 5 terminals. For your convenience, we've included a list of terminals, airlines and contact phone numbers. You can download it by clicking here.
The majority of international flights arrive at Terminal E. At the Information Center they will communicate in one's own language. The center of information is situated in Terminal E leaving the customs area.
Massport provides complimentary shuttle bus service between airline terminals at the arrival levels, Airport Station on the MBTA Blue Line, the Water Transportation Terminal and Economy Parking. Massport shuttle bus service operates seven days per week. All shuttle buses are wheelchair lift equipped.
Train Service From Logan
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) runs low-cost commuter trains to Providence from Boston and other points in Massachusetts. Call 1-800-392-6100 or visit www.MBTA.com for schedules and fares. Regional trains take 48 minutes and range in price from $12 to $19.
Amtrak offers many daily runs between South Station and Providence. Amtrak ranges from $22 - $45 and takes 40 minutes. Schedules and fares can be accessed at www.amtrak.com.
South Station may be accessed from Logan Airport by either Silver Line Shuttle or Taxi. The Silver Line service takes approximately 20 minutes. An adult fare is $1.25. A taxi will cost about $15 and will take about 10 minutes.
The Providence Train station is located 5 blocks from the Omni, Courtyard and Biltmore.
Taxis are readily available outside the station. Cost is approximately $5.
Bus Service From Logan
Peter Pan Bus Lines has flexible bus service to Boston Logan Airport 7 days a week. Coaches are equipped with WiFi, DVD players and iPod jacks. Professional, courteous drivers will make sure you get to your flight relaxed and on time. If you are coming in to Providence please select the Downtown location.
Rental Cars From Logan
Currently, 8 rental car companies operate at Logan International Airport. They include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
In Terminals C & E, all rental car companies have direct line telephone boards connecting to the local facility and their worldwide reservation centers.
Each rental car company has complimentary shuttle buses that transport passengers to/from the terminal and the rental car facility. Shuttles run frequently and stop curbside on the arrival level for passengers to board. Departure level service is available on request.
Travelers With Disabilities
Massport Shuttle Buses serve all terminals at approximately 10-minute intervals, and are wheelchair lift-equipped. They also serve the MBTA Airport Station, Logan Water Shuttle dock and Economy Parking. Buses are equipped with a visual and audio stop announcement system. Distances from curbside drop off areas to airline ticket counters vary from 50 - 200 feet. Curbside skycap services are available from most airlines.
For more information about other services for travelers with special needs provided by Logan, please see ADA Services page.
Limousine stands are located at:
Arrivals level, outer surface lot area.
US Airways, departure level, curbside.
American Airlines departure level, curbside.
Departure Level, outermost curb area.
Arrivals Level, outermost curb area.
***All taxis departing Logan are charged an additional fee of $2, plus a $4.50 fee for harbor tunnel crossings. Always ask driver for a receipt.***
The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau's Visitor Information Centers are open to answer questions and provide expert advice on how to make the most of your stay in the Providence area. Our information specialists can assist you with planning either an entire trip - from accommodations to transportation - or a fun-filled day.
With two locations in the heart of downtown, both centers are just steps away from hotels, restaurants, shopping and other major attractions.
Two Convenient Locations:
Main Visitor Information Center
Rhode Island Convention Center (street level)
One Sabin St., Providence, RI
401-751-1177 | 1-800-233-1636
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday - Saturday | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Public restrooms and an ATM are located on the premises
- Retail shop and an audio walking tour available here
Satellite Visitor Information Center
IGT Center (street level)
10 Memorial Blvd., Providence, RI
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday - Friday | 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For information on what to see and do in Providence email info@GoProvidence.com.