A city that will knock your ‘sox’ off

As well as quaint cobbled streets, historic brownstone houses and a colonial history, this waterfront city is also a place of skyscrapers, colourful markets and a distinct European vibe. No visit is complete without seeing the Red Sox in action.

Hotels in Boston

Essential information for Boston

Local time

Language

USA flag
American English

Currency

US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

7h 40m
Boston (BOS)
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Virgin Atlantic fly daily to Boston from Heathrow
are our main partner airline

Do I need a VISA?

Yes. You'll need to obtain approval no less than 72 hours prior to travel to the US via the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) scheme.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Getting around

Most sights are easily accessible by foot, plus there's an efficient public transport system including the T - a comprehensive metro system, as well as a linking bus service.