Boston Public Library

Transportation and Travel

Electronic Resources

Internet sites
Commuting to Boston
Interstate and Intrastate travel
     Air, Bus, Car, Train
Maps and driving instructions
U.S. State Department passport and visa information
Currency Exchange

Additional Internet pathfinders

Commuting to Boston

  • Transportation information from
  • Subway, Bus & Commuter Rail via the MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority)
  • Return to top of page

    Interstate and Intrastate travel
         Air, Bus, Car, Train.


  • Logan Airport, Check arrival, department information. This information is from Massport. They will also send you email updates on the status of your flights.
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Bus

  • Greyhound
  • Peter Pan Bus Lines
  • Trailways
  • Vermont Transit


  • Car Prices (new and used) – Includes tips on how to buy a car and cars available in your area.
  • Fuel economy suggestions from the US government.
  • Current gas prices listed by state
  • Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS)
  • Maps & Driving Directions  
  • Train

  • MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) for buses, trolley, subway, and commuter rail information.
  • Amtrak for passenger train information.
  • Reservations

  • Cheaptickets
  • Flight Discount
  • Preview Travel
  • Travelocity
  • U.S. Department of State

  • U.S. State Department passport/visa information.
  • Currency Exchange Information

  • On-line currency converter (convert U.S. amounts to foreign amounts and foreign to U.S.
  • Additional Internet links/pathfinders for this subject:

  • Librarian's Index to the Internet - Travel
  • Internet Public Library - travel and tourism resources
  • - Travel