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Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Boston (BOS)

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Visiting from Sydney to Boston

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Boston is a lively city with plenty of history mixed in with the new. Its where cobbled stone streets meet shopping galleries, has a passionate sports scene, plenty of outdoor spaces, a scenic harbour and top restaurants. For a dose of culture be sure to follow the Freedom Trail landmarks around the city centre or take a trip to Harvard University. Sports fans can catch a game of the Patriots or Red Sox, and the city is home to the world-famous Boston Marathon. To eat, the city offers plenty of seafood including cod, chowder and steamed lobster found in the Seaport District, where you can dine with spectacular harbour views. There's so much to explore in Boston.

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Fly Sydney to Boston (SYD to BOS)

The approximate flight time from Sydney to Boston is 21 hours and 28 minutes, including connection time.

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When to visit

The best times to visit Boston for the best weather and fewer crowds is in the spring (May to June) or autumn (September to October). In spring temperatures range from 10°C to 21°C, making it a lovely time to explore the city and take a cruise along the Charles River. Autumn is a popular time to visit with many festivals and the start of the Patriots football season. Summers are hot and can be humid ranging from 25°C to 27°C, though it's a good time to enjoy the Emerald Necklace parks and the Boston Harbor.

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). It is an international airport that is located mostly in East Boston and partially in Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States. The airport is located approximately 5km from downtown Boston.

Arriving in Boston

The helpful staff at Boston Airport will be greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are a number of different transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Boston from Boston Airport 

There are multiple transport options available for passengers at Boston airport to easily get to the city. Choose from the MBTA train, airport shuttle, Logan Express Bus, ride share and car hire. The Logan Express bus is a nonstop bus that can take you to the city in approximately 45 minutes. Several bus companies and hotel shuttles provide transport to your destination. Water transport include ferries and water taxies between Logan Airport and Rowes Wharf. It's a scenic way to get to downtown Bostin in less than an hour. Limos and taxis are available with the taxi ranks located in the arrivals area of each terminal. As its only 5km to the city, it’s a quick way to get to town with a travel time of 15 to 25 minutes. Ride share companies are available through Uber and Lyft, booked through the app. It's possible to rent a car, which is a good option to move around. The car rental centre at Boston Logan Airport is located just a short ride from the terminals. There is a free shuttle bus that takes passengers there with the shuttle bus located at the lower level of each terminal.

Getting around Boston

Getting around Boston is easy, as downtown is compact, walkable, has plenty of taxis and an accessible public transport system. The MBTA is Boston’s public transportation system is a great way to get around quickly and cheaply. The “T” refers to the subway, which runs throughout Boston, into Cambridge and into nearby suburbs, providing access to all the attractions located in Boston. You can also take buses to get all over the city. Taxis are widely available and easy to flag down. Popular ride-sharing services are available in Boston as an alternative to taxis as well, with services like Lyft and Uber easy to use. Just be sure to download the app. Parking can be tricky in downtown, though if you plan to explore outside of Boston it can be a good option. Walking is a good way to explore the city as many attractions are close to each. Consider renting a bike for the day for a fun and memorable way to get around the city. You can also take a hop on/hop off trolley tour to see the sites at your own pace.

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Departure information

Fly from Sydney

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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