Best Ferries in Boston

Check out the top Ferries in Boston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Salem Ferry
1. Salem Ferry
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10 Blaney St, Salem
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
+1 617-227-4321
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Emily
There is a bike rental station here as well. Almost always lots of free parking (except on event days or in Oc…
Jamie
Catch the high speed ferry to Boston and enjoy a tour while you are on board! Hands down the best way to the C…
1. Salem Ferry
1. Salem Ferry
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10 Blaney St, Salem
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
+1 617-227-4321
Emily
Emily
There is a bike rental station here as well. Almost always lots of free parking (except on event days or in October). The Ferry to Boston is…
Jamie
Jamie
Catch the high speed ferry to Boston and enjoy a tour while you are on board! Hands down the best way to the City. Park for free and spend s…
2. Peabody Essex Museum
2. Peabody Essex Museum
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161 Essex St, Salem
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 978-745-9500
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Sean
An easy day trip by Commuter Rail or Fast Ferry, to Salem, can involve a visit to the Peabody Essex Museum.
Pamela
If you're up for a day trip, take the ferry or the train to Salem. There's great history beyond the witches, a…
2. Peabody Essex Museum
2. Peabody Essex Museum
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161 Essex St, Salem
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 978-745-9500
Sean
Sean
An easy day trip by Commuter Rail or Fast Ferry, to Salem, can involve a visit to the Peabody Essex Museum.
Pamela
Pamela
If you're up for a day trip, take the ferry or the train to Salem. There's great history beyond the witches, and this is a superb museum.
3. Boston Harbor Cruises
3. Boston Harbor Cruises
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1 Long Wharf, Boston
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 617-227-4321
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Elijah
If you're here in the summer, I definitely recommend getting out to the Harbor Islands. The islands themselves…
Melora
The pier where the ferries to Spectacle Island and Georges Island leave from. Visiting the islands is very fu…
Sean
Wonderful way to view Boston from the harbor, visit the harbor islands during the day or go whale watching, ta…
3. Boston Harbor Cruises
3. Boston Harbor Cruises
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1 Long Wharf, Boston
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 617-227-4321
Elijah
Elijah
If you're here in the summer, I definitely recommend getting out to the Harbor Islands. The islands themselves are nice, but my favorite par…
Melora
Melora
The pier where the ferries to Spectacle Island and Georges Island leave from. Visiting the islands is very fun and is highly recommended. …
Sean
Sean
Wonderful way to view Boston from the harbor, visit the harbor islands during the day or go whale watching, take the ferry to Salem or Provi…
4. Harbor Islands- Long Island
4. Harbor Islands- Long Island
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Harbor Islands- Long Island, Boston
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Megan
Fun place to take a ferry out and walk around and have a picnic :)
Daniel
Now the Islands are a National Park! In the summer there are ferries that go from island to island. Especially…
Meri
Take a ferry from Long Wharf and check out some of the harbor islands.
4. Harbor Islands- Long Island
4. Harbor Islands- Long Island
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Harbor Islands- Long Island, Boston
Megan
Megan
Fun place to take a ferry out and walk around and have a picnic :)
Daniel
Daniel
Now the Islands are a National Park! In the summer there are ferries that go from island to island. Especially George's Island with antique …
Meri
Meri
Take a ferry from Long Wharf and check out some of the harbor islands.
5. Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
5. Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
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191w Atlantic Ave, Boston
+1 617-223-8666
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Sarajane
Get on the Boston Harbor Island ferries to take a boat out to different islands in the harbor. Do a little on…
Andrew
My personal favorite thing to do in the spring, summer, fall. Take a ferry ride to any of the the Boston Harbo…
Julian
Attractions include hiking trails, beaches, the Civil War-era Fort Warren on Georges Island and Boston Light o…
5. Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
5. Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
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191w Atlantic Ave, Boston
+1 617-223-8666
Sarajane
Sarajane
Get on the Boston Harbor Island ferries to take a boat out to different islands in the harbor. Do a little online research to pick which is…
Andrew
Andrew
My personal favorite thing to do in the spring, summer, fall. Take a ferry ride to any of the the Boston Harbor islands. Wonderful beaches, …
Julian
Julian
Attractions include hiking trails, beaches, the Civil War-era Fort Warren on Georges Island and Boston Light on Little Brewster Island, the …
6. Pemberton Pier
6. Pemberton Pier
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173 Main Street, Hull
+1 781-925-0239
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Bly
This is the dock for the MBTA ferry that goes into Boston.
Judeth
Ride the ferry to Boston Long Wharf and Logan Airport. The most enjoyable way to travel.
6. Pemberton Pier
6. Pemberton Pier
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173 Main Street, Hull
+1 781-925-0239
Bly
Bly
This is the dock for the MBTA ferry that goes into Boston.
Judeth
Judeth
Ride the ferry to Boston Long Wharf and Logan Airport. The most enjoyable way to travel.
7. Bay State Cruise Company
7. Bay State Cruise Company
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200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston
Open · Closes in 21 minutes
+1 617-748-1428
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James
Ferry service from downtown Boston. Operates mid May through mid October. The ferry sometimes cancels when the…
Mac
Ferry to a bunch of great sights and Provincetown!
Ginny
Boston - P'town ferry
7. Bay State Cruise Company
7. Bay State Cruise Company
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200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston
Open · Closes in 21 minutes
+1 617-748-1428
James
James
Ferry service from downtown Boston. Operates mid May through mid October. The ferry sometimes cancels when there are rough seas.
Mac
Mac
Ferry to a bunch of great sights and Provincetown!
Ginny
Ginny
Boston - P'town ferry
8. Hingham Shipyard Marinas
8. Hingham Shipyard Marinas
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24 Shipyard Dr, Hingham
Closed · Opens Monday 8:30 AM
+1 781-749-6647
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Linda
Boat Marina, ferry service to Boston, lots of restaurants, movie theatre, shopping, stolling, people watching…
Deirdre
Hingham Shipyard to Rowes Wharf Boston Ferry - great way to see the historic Boston Harbor Islands and get int…
Kao
Commuter ferry to Rowes Wharf, Boston or Logan airport. Great way to experience Boston Harbor. Cocktails serve…
8. Hingham Shipyard Marinas
8. Hingham Shipyard Marinas
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24 Shipyard Dr, Hingham
Closed · Opens Monday 8:30 AM
+1 781-749-6647
Linda
Linda
Boat Marina, ferry service to Boston, lots of restaurants, movie theatre, shopping, stolling, people watching.
Deirdre
Deirdre
Hingham Shipyard to Rowes Wharf Boston Ferry - great way to see the historic Boston Harbor Islands and get into Boston
Kao
Kao
Commuter ferry to Rowes Wharf, Boston or Logan airport. Great way to experience Boston Harbor. Cocktails served on board.