An easy, relaxing way to get around, with stops along the Boston waterfront, all year long.

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The Little Boat That Could

Why sit in traffic when you can sit in one of our water taxis? Whether you’re heading to the airport, a meeting in Charlestown or lunch in the Seaport area, we’ll get you there quickly and reliably. Climb aboard at any BHC Water Taxi stop (see map).

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At Your Service

Our water taxis are available whenever you are. Just call 617.227.4320 and we’ll pick you up at any waterfront location in about 10 minutes. Your hotel concierge can also arrange a pick-up. Get on the water, on demand, with BHC Water Taxi service. 

Water Taxi Stops

Our Water Taxis service all the major destinations and points of interest along the waterfront. From Logan International Airport and East Boston to the Charlestown Navy Yard, North End and the Seaport District. Catch a ride with us and leave traffic in your wake.

Schedule & Rates

Hours

Monday – Saturday

6:30AM – 10PM

June 9 - September 5

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Until 11PM

Sunday

6:30AM – 8PM

June 9 - September 5

  • Sunday

Until 10PM

There is no service on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day.     

Rates

One Way

$12

Children (Ages 3-11)

$2

Under 3 years

Free

To/From Black Falcon Cruise Terminal

  • (Stop #2)

$20

10-Ride Pass*

  • Valid for 10 trips

$100

Monthly Pass**

  • Unlimited rides plus savings and added convenience!

$350

Passengers holding a same-day ticket for any cruise offered by BHC (including MBTA Ferry Services) will receive a discounted rate of $10.00 for single-ride Water Taxi service. Ticket must be presented at time of boarding.

Groups & Charters

For private Water Taxi transportation, whether for business groups, convention-goers, or social events, the BHC Water Taxis are available for personalized group services.

Our Water Taxi charter department is ready to take care of your every need and to help arrange the details.  To learn more about BHC Water Taxis for private transportation and charter services, please contact Daniel Kalin in our sales office.

 

*For 10-Ride Pass, the following applies: 

  • Pass is a valid boarding pass (will be scanned and/or punched at time of boarding)
  • Pass can be used for up to TWO customers at a time
  • Based on availability; reservations are not required, but are highly recommended for weekend and holidays
  • Non-refundable / non-transferable
  • No cash value - Lost, stolen or unused passes will not be refunded
  • No expiration

** For NEW Monthly Pass, the following applies:

  • Good for unlimited rides during the month of purchase
  • Based on availability; reservations are not required, but are highly recommended for weekends and holidays
  • Must be purchased in-person at the BHC Ferry Center or by phone at 1-877-SEE-WHALE
  • Shipping charges may apply
  • Non-refundable / non-transferrable
  • No cash value - Lost, stolen or unused passes will not be refunded

 

Passengers holding a same-day ticket for any cruise offered by BHC (including MBTA Ferry Services) will receive a discounted rate of $10.00 for Water Taxi service. Ticket must be presented at time of boarding.

Special rates available for stops not shown on the map. Please call 617-227-4320 for pricing and availability.

Gift cards are available.

Buy Tickets

Waterfront and Center.

1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

The adventure begins at Long Wharf, just steps from the New England Aquarium, the North End, Faneuil Hall and other popular Boston landmarks.

FAQS

How do I call a BHC Water Taxi?

Call 617-227-4320 any time during business hours for pick-up, or just look for our checkerboard signs throughout the waterfront. Hop aboard and buy your tickets right on the boat (map).

Do you recommend calling ahead?

Our Water Taxis operate on demand, just call us when you know your departure time and location. It takes approximately 15 – 20 minutes (or often less) for a vessel to pick you up, so keep this in mind in your planning.

How long will my ride be?

Depends on a combination of weather, rider demand and destination. Like a traditional cab ride, it takes about 10-20 minutes, depending on the stop.

Do Water Taxis only operate in summer?

BHC Water Taxis operate year-round with our boats covered and heated during colder seasons.

Do you offer discounts for large groups?

We do have discounted group rates. Please email Daniel Kalin dkalin@bostonharborcruises.com or Doug Hall for more information.

Are gift cards available?

Yes. You may purchase gift cards online, over the phone or in-person at our ticket booths.  Or use the information on our contact page to call or email us and we'll get right back to you.

Are multi-ride passes available?

Yes, we offer a 10-Ride Pass for $100 and a Monthly Pass with unlimited rides for $350.  Restrictions apply.  

For any other questions, please contact us directly at contact@bostonharborcruises.com or Call 617-227-4321 or 1-877-SEE-WHALE (733-9425)