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All you need to know about Logan Airport

To help make your Logan Airport experience as smooth as possible, we’ve created a guide that covers everything from the four terminals to parking and popular international flights.

Delta airplane departing from Boston Logan Airport

Delta Airlines is located at Terminal A.

Photo by @kbosairspot

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Traveling via plane can be fun — jet-setting over beautiful blue waters or rolling hills, taking in cloud formations, and landing in a completely different location in a matter of hours is unlike anything else.

The whole navigating the airport part? Less exciting, and sometimes pretty stressful. To help make your time at Boston Logan International Airport as smooth as possible, we’ve created a guide that covers everything from terminal upgrades and parking to nonstop international flights.

What to know

  • TSA | According to Logan Airport’s website, Massport and TSA aim to keep the security line wait time under 15 minutes. We’d say that’s fairly accurate, unless you’re flying during busy hours.
  • Map it out | If you’re like us and need to completely visualize a place before you step foot inside, this interactive map will be your saving grace.
  • Food and drink | Poke around the new offerings in the newly-expanded Terminal E, including Boston Harbor Distillery and Sal’s Pizza.
  • Reminder |Beginning May 7, 2025, you will need a REAL ID to board commercial flights in the US.
  • Flight status | While we recommend staying updated via your respective airline, you can also check the FlyLogan App for your flight status in a pinch.

Current airport updates

Last year, $62 million in federal funding was allocated to Logan Airport in order to modernize Terminal E and fix the roadways at our local airport. The renewed terminal opened in the fall, adding 300,000+ sqft, four gates, a sensory room, and new shopping and dining options to the airport.

Logan also launched BOS Rewards last year — enroll in the program to earn points when you shop, dine, or park at the airport.

Don’t forget to check out the Logan 100 “visual time capsule” in Terminal E, which celebrates the international airport’s century of serving Boston.

A shopping section of a Logan Airport hallway  with a sign at the entrance that says "Boston Duty Free."

The renewed Terminal E at Logan Airport offers duty-free shopping for liquors, perfumes, and beauty items.

Photo by Mike Mejia for the Mayor’s Office

Parking, shuttles, and rideshare

Not everyone has a bestie who will drop everything to pick them up from their 3 a.m. landing. Each lot offers one hour of parking for $9, and parking for seven to 24 hours will cost you $41. After that, each additional day costs $41. See all terminal area parking rates.

Hate the thought of driving yourself? Try out a shuttle, rideshare, or the T. These services are suggested by Logan Airport:

  • Back Bay Logan Express | Shuttle | Bonus: It’s just $3 to get to Logan from Back Bay Station or the Hynes Convention Center.
  • Take the T | Public transit | Route: Take the Silver Line, Blue Line, or a MBTA ferry.
  • Uber or Lyft | Rideshare

Pro tip: Follow the signage toward Central Parking to find your way to the rideshare area.

As of last fall, the rideshare pickup and drop-off is located on the second level of the Terminal B Garage.

Nonstop flights

Logan Airport offers 138 nonstop flights, including 50 international flights to 35+ countries. Here are five popular international flights with daily service, no connecting flight necessary.

Pro tip: Remember that flight times and schedules will often change you should rely on your respective airline for exact timing and to stay updated on any changes.

  • Dublin, Ireland | Aer Lingus and Delta
  • London, United Kingdom | Delta, JetBlue, United, and Virgin Atlantic
  • Vancouver, Canada | Air Canada and JetBlue
  • Paris, France | Air France and Delta
  • Cancun, Mexico | American, Delta, JetBlue, and Frontier

Terminals

Logan Airport consists of four passenger terminals:

  • Terminal A: Domestic flights | This terminal is split into the Main Terminal and Satellite Concourse.
  • Terminal B: Domestic flights | There is a North and South building, located on the first and second levels.
  • Terminal C: Domestic flights | After undergoing multiple renovations, this terminal now has the most gates.
  • Terminal E: International flights | This three-level terminal just got a major upgrade (think: four new gates,new food, and retail options, plus becoming a noise barrier to East Boston).

In case you were wondering, there’s no Terminal D. It used to exist, but its gates were moved to Terminals C and E.

We also recommend admiring the airport artwork at your terminal. You’ll find a Head of the Charles Regatta exhibit in Terminal B, the “Massachusetts Music” homage to iconic bands and artists who call the Bay State home in Terminal C, and the highly Instagrammable “Boston T Party” letters in Terminal E, as well as the “Massachusetts Historic Headlines” display.

Food and drink

Logan is a hub of eateries with more than 60 restaurants, bars, and coffee shops for fliers to dine before or between flights, such as:

  • Alta Strada | Terminal A | This sit-down restaurant serves Chef Michael Schlow’s vision for Italian cuisine.
  • Harpoon Tap Room | Terminal A | Settle down after you get through the security line with a local brew.
  • Pei Wei | Terminal B | Fill up on fresh Asian fare before your flight.
  • Stephanie’s| Terminal B | Grab salad, pasta, meat, or a fish dish from the iconic Newbury Street restaurant.
  • Mija | Terminal C | Grab Mexican cuisine from this Faneuil Hall staple.
  • Santarpio’s | Terminal C | The East Boston pizza shop (which you might recognize from “Spotlight”) serves up pre-flight slices.
  • Boston Harbor Distillery | Terminal E | This recent addition serves spirits like Putnam Whiskey and Lawley’s fresh botanical gin + New England-style rums.
  • Monica’s Mercato | Terminal E | Sit down for a hearty sub or grab one on the go.

Fly comfortably

While we may not be able to offer solutions for crying babies or mysterious in-flight meals, we do have some tricks up our sleeves for upping your comfort while flying. Browse some of our favorite travel essentials:

  • Lights Out Sleep Mask | This eye mask provides optimal comfort and aids restful sleep amidst changing environments and varying light conditions.
  • The AirFly Pro | Make sure you can always access in-flight entertainment (while avoiding the wired headphones airlines pass out) by using an AirFly. It plugs into your seat’s headphone jack and connects to your earbuds or headphones via Bluetooth.
  • Trtl travel pillow | The Trtl pillow is scientifically designed to provide a better head position when sleeping upright, thanks to an internal support system comfortably cushioned in cozy fleece.
  • Leather Dopp Kit | Keep your essentials organized and easily accessible, ensuring hassle-free journeys wherever you go.
  • Bose Noise Canceling Headphones | These headphones are tried-and-true traveling companions, beloved for their crisp sound and ability to block exterior noise.
  • Cozy Earth joggers | These Oprah-approved joggers are polished enough to navigate the airport in, but comfy and stretchy enough for long flights.
  • Snacks | Bringing your own snacks ensures dietary preferences are met — plus, you’ll save time and money while traveling.
  • Anti-nausea wristbands | Some simple anti-nausea wristbands might relieve a nervous stomach or sensitivity to turbulence while flying.
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