Boston's Best Cruises Ferry Center


190 Atlantic Ave, Boston

Whale Watch, Boston Harbor Islands, Harbor Cruise & Sunset Cruise

190 Atlantic Ave., Boston, MA 02210
Located across from Faneuil Hall Marketplace, behind Tia's Restaurant at the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel and next to Christopher Columbus Park

BY CAR

FROM THE NORTH: Take I-93 South to exit 24A/Government Center. Left onto Surface Rd; Left on Milk St; Left on Atlantic Ave, Long Wharf North on right past Marriott.

FROM THE SOUTH: Take I-93 North to exit 23 in the Thomas P O’Neill tunnel; Left on Surface Rd; Left on Milk St; Left on Atlantic Ave; Long Wharf North on right past Marriott.

FROM THE WEST: Take the Mass Pike (I-90) to I-93 North. Take Exit 23 (Government Center). Follow signs to the New England Aquarium which will require you to make a 180 degree loop onto Atlantic Avenue.

NEW! RESERVED PARKING

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AFFORDABLE PARKING

For your convenience, we are providing recommendations for affordable parking in and around our dock area. As an alternative to the more premium, expensive parking options available, here are some suggestions.

Click here to see lots that are in easy walking distance of our Ferry Center. Our recommendations are lots 2, 4, 5, and 7.

Another option are the many parking meter spots along Commercial Street (about 25 spots). These metered spots are free after 6 pm and on Sundays. These spots are often available, especially for Sunday morning Whale Watches and Sunset Cruises.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

BY TRAIN
Take MBTA Blue Line to Aquarium Station. Follow the exit signs for the New England Aquarium. Upon exiting the station onto Atlantic Ave. turn around and walk towards the waterfront, turn left and walk through the Long Wharf Marriott Hotel. When you exit the hotel, turn Right, the Ferry Center is located ahead along with Boston’s Best Cruises dock.

BY FERRY
Take the MBTA Harbor Express Ferry from Quincy or Hull (weekdays only). Take the MBTA Inner Harbor Ferry to Long Wharf, near the Aquarium. Walk around or through the Long Wharf Marriott Hotel. When you exit the hotel, turn Right, the docks are located ahead along with Boston’s Best Cruises Ferry Center.





Hull Dock

Boston Harbor Islands & MBTA Harbor Express Quincy Ferry

Pemberton Point Pier
183 Main Street, Hull MA 02045

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

BY BUS
Take MBTA Private Carrier Bus Route 714 (operated by JBL Bus Lines). This route starts in Hingham Center, and operates via Nantasket Ave. to Pemberton Point. Get off the bus at the last stop at Hull High School and cross the road to the dock.

BY CAR
Follow the Trailblazing Signs.

FROM HINGHAM, COHASSET AND SCITUATE: Take Rt. 3A North to Route 228/Hull Street.

FROM HULL: Continue on Hull Street which turns into Nantasket Ave. Follow Nantasket Ave. for just over 3 miles. When you come to a fork in the road, take the left route along the shoreline ( Fitzpatrick Way). Continue for almost another mile and you reach another fork. Again turn left along the shoreline (Spring Street). Spring Street turns into Main Street. Continue on Main Street until you reach Hull High School. The dock is located across the street from the school. Free parking is provided at the High School lot along the shoreline.



Hingham Shipyard Pier

349 Lincoln Street, Hingham, MA 02043

Boston Harbor Islands Purple Route
(End of June through Labor Day)

BY CAR
FROM HINGHAM, COHASSET AND SCITUATE: Take Rt. 3A North to the Hingham Shipyard.

FROM QUINCY or WEYMOUTH: Take Rt. 3A South to the Hingham Shipyard.