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Travel Resources

Get the information you need to join the nutrition community in Boston, MA for NUTRITION 2023

The American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) annual flagship meeting, NUTRITION 2023, will be held July 22-25 in downtown Boston, MA. Whether you come by plane, train, bus, boat, or automobile, no other convention city in America is more easily accessible!    

Air Travel

Airports

Boston Logan International Airport is conveniently located 15 minutes from downtown Boston and averages 1,000 domestic and international flights daily.  Nearly 40 airlines fly nonstop to more than 125 domestic and international destinations. 

Less than 90 minutes from downtown Boston are two additional major airports: Manchester Boston Regional Airport in Manchester, New Hampshire, and T.F. Green International Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island. 

Airline Discounts

Please check back in early Spring 2023 for more details!   


Rail Travel

Amtrak

Boston is an easy train ride away. No city is so well connected.  Boston is part of the Amtrak railroad system, serving the Northeast and connecting passengers to downtown New York, Washington, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and other cities across the country.  Travelers can pick up Amtrak service in Boston at South Station, just minutes from the BCEC, and at Back Bay Station, which is connected to the Hynes. For those traveling from the North, Amtrak’s Downeaster trains service Southern New Hampshire and coastal Maine. 


From the Airport

The Back Bay Logan Express shuttle departs directly outside the Hynes Convention Center and drops off at Logan International Airport.  More information on the Logan Express bus including rates can be found here. 

Taxi cabs are available at each terminal on the Arrival Level except Terminal C where taxis are located on the Ground Level of the Central Parking Garage. 

Service is widely available throughout Massachusetts. All intercity/interstate buses depart from South Station. Ticket counters are located on the third level of the Transportation Center. For information, call the South Station Bus Terminal at 617/737-8040 or visit the MBTA website. 

Boston’s water taxis service all the major destinations and points of interest along the waterfront. From Logan International Airport and East Boston to the Charlestown Navy Yard, North End and the Seaport District. Visit the Boston Harbor Cruises website or MBTA Boats for additional details.  

CharlieCard or CharlieTicket is a reloadable ticket that can be loaded with subway, bus, commuter rail, and ferry tickets or passes and are required to enter the subway system. You can purchase a CharlieCard or CharlieTicket at any subway station from multilingual machines (which accept cash, credit, and debit cards). For additional information on Charlie cards, fares, schedules, and maps, click here. 

There are many major cab companies in Boston. Taxis are easily accessible and run-in abundance throughout the city.  

  • Boston Cab: 617-536-5010 
  • City Cab: 617-536-5100 
  • Independent Taxi (ITOA): 617-825-4000 
  • Metro Cab: 617-782-5500 
  • Top Cab: 671-266-4800 
  • Town Taxi: 617-536-5000 

 Additionally, ride-sharing services are also abundant in Boston, including Uber, UberPOOL, Lyft, Sidecar, and Zipcar.  

Enjoy the city and care for the environment. Green-friendly services such as pedicabs and water taxis are available throughout the city. BLUEbikes, a bike sharing system, provides more than 1,800 bikes at 180 stations throughout the city.