Whether you're departing on one of the many cruises from Boston or arriving for a port of call visit, here's your guide to everything you need to know about the Boston's Flynn (Black Falcon) Cruise Terminal (also called "CruisePort"), cruise destinations from Boston, and the cruise ships.
Plus, we share tips on where to store your luggage, and the best transportation options for getting to CruisePort from Boston Logan Airport.
If you're making a Port of Call visit to Boston just for the day, shore excursions let you make the most of your time by showing you what makes Boston special.
We'll show you how you may even be able to save by booking directly!
Are you arriving a day or two before your cruise, or spending some time after you return?
You'll find recommendations for convenient hotels within walking distance of the cruise port, plus all the nearby cultural attractions, waterfront restaurants, and nightlife you'll want to explore.
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CruisePort's convenient location in the South Boston Waterfront makes it easy to reach, whether you come by car, public transportation, or water taxi . . . Find out more
Find out about the different cruise ships departing from Boston, and the cruise experience they offer you, from fun and affordable to ultra-luxury . . . Find out more
Spending an extra day or longer in Boston before or after a cruise? Stay in a hotel near Boston's Cruise Port, such as the stylish Westin Waterfront Hotel:
More top hotels near Boston's Cruise Port:
Cruises Departing from Boston - Where Can You Go?
Enjoy spectacular fall foliageon these leisurely cruises along the New England coast to Eastern Canada. You'll see small villages, rugged coastlines, historic lighthouses, and experience a fascinating series of ports of call along the way . . . More
Pink sand beaches, deep blue sky, warm water, gentle breezes - no wonder Bermuda is the most popular cruise destination from Boston, with ships sailing every week from late spring through fall to transport you to a paradise you'll want to return to each year . . . More
This special cruise across the Atlantic from Boston to Europe and back happens only once each summer, stopping at different ports of call each year. You'll explore remote fishing villages, experience exciting cosmopolitan European cities . . . More
Repositioning cruises from Boston to Caribbean ports take you to fascinating destinations beyond the usually itinerary. Ports of call differ each year, and because these are repositioning cruises (meaning you may spend a few days at sea), you can often find some really great deals . . . More
Hop On Hop Off trolleys to show you the city's top attractions and let you get off and explore as much as you want, sightseeing tours with entertaining guides to make sure you see the best of Boston, Revolutionary War tours that are both entertaining and educational - find out about shore excursions, plus DYI options . . . More
CruisePort Q & A: Luggage Storage, Transportation, Sightseeing, & More
- Getting from Boston's Flynn Cruise Terminal to Boston Logan Airport
What is the best transportation to take from the Boston cruise terminal to Boston Logan Airport after our cruise? We'll have all our bags with us . . .
- Cruise Terminal Address, Hotel Recommendations, & Freedom Trail Information
I'm hoping you can help me with this question...for the life of me I cannot locate an address for the Black Falcon cruise terminal. Also, can you recommend nearby hotels and a Freedom Trail tour?
- Arriving at the airport and cruising out in the evening . . . Suggestions for the day?
We arrive at Logan Airport in the morning and will be cruising out of the CruisePort Terminal that evening. We're a group of 16, and given that we'll have a luggage with us, what do you suggest for the day . . . ?
- Where to rent a car near Cruiseport?
I will be arriving at Flynn Black Falcon Cruise Port and would like to rent a car so that I can see some of Boston. Are there any agencies nearby?
- Getting from Logan Airport to CruisePort, storing luggage, and seeing Boston
I was wondering if you could offer some suggestions for us because we're traveling as a group of 16 (extended family). We are arriving at Logan on Saturday morning about all these things, especially what to do?
- Getting from Boston's Cruise Terminal to Faneuil Hall Marketplace
We're coming to Boston for the day for a Port of Call visit. What's the best way to get to Faneuil Hall? Is there a shuttle? What else should we consider doing while we're here?
- Where to store luggage at or near CruisePort
Where can I store my luggage before (or after) my cruise from Boston's Cruise Terminal?
What to Do in Boston Before or After Your Cruise
Spending a day or two in Boston before or after you cruise gives you the chance to explore all the famous historic and modern attractions. Sighteeing and speciality tours, such as these offered by booking service GetYourGuide, offer a convenient way to make the most of your time and ensure you don't miss out on anything while you're here:
More Information about Cruises from Boston
More about Sightseeing in Boston
- Top Boston attractions Don't miss Boston's famous sights!
- Use this map to get an overview of the city - See the South Boston Waterfront location where the Cruise Terminal is located
- Boston Shore Excursion Tours - Fun sightseeing tours of Boston, Cambridge, Lexington, & Concord
- Boston Sightseeing Tours - More ways to see Boston
- Hotels near Cruise Port - Where to stay in the South Boston Waterfront near Cruise Port
- Boston Water Taxis - The fastest way to get from the Cruise Terminal to Downtown Boston (or any other point along the Harbor)
Need a Boston Hotel or Apartment?
Use this handy map from Booking.com to find the perfect place to stay. Just enter your dates to find what's available, see the best rates, and make your reservations.