Travel & Local Transportation
Boston Logan International Airport is Boston’s main airport. Logan International is located in East Boston and stands on a peninsula facing the city. It is the main airport for international flights into New England, handling over 60 airlines. Virtually all international visitors will come through Logan Airport, the sixth busiest in America, with connections to and from the Pacific Rim, Europe and Latin America. The airport has 103 gate positions divided among Terminals A, B, C, and E. All terminals are connected by pre-security shuttle buses, and Terminals A, B and E via moving walkways, further connecting the terminals to a central parking garage.
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It is recommended that Conference participants requiring transportation from/to Boston Logan International Airport and the conference venue use:
www.gobostonshuttle.com (reservations can be made on line)
Buses & Trains
To travel to the conference venue (The Westin Waltham Boston) from the Boston area by bus/train, we suggest that you use the MBTA Interactive Trip Planner. Enter your address and the destination (70 Third Avenue, Waltham, MA), plus your preferred departure or destination time (it takes either) and it will list the bus/train combination you need, and the price of the tickets.
General Information on Travel Visas
If you are not a US citizen, you may need a visa for entry into the US. For additional information regarding visas and/or passports, please visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs or the US Consulate in your country.
Do not delay in making VISA arrangements for entry into the United States if needed. Such arrangements are the responsibility of attendees and other participants and may take up to a few months.
How To Obtain a Visa
Complete information on how to apply for a VISA to enter the US can be found on the U.S. Department of State’s website on visas.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you require a formal Letter of Invitation from the Conference Organising Committee to support your application for a Travel Visa.
Other helpful links:
A step-by-step outline of U.S. Visa application procedures:
Estimated Wait Times
More information on the Visa process and a glossary of related-terms