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Getting Around Boston

Logan International Airport is located only 15 minutes (via taxi) from the Hynes Convention Center. Travellers can also take the 20-minute Back Bay Logan Express to/from the Boylston Street entrance to the Hynes for only $7.50 (payable by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and debit card only).

Amtrak offers rail service to Back Bay Station, located 10-15 minutes (walking) from the Hynes Convention Center.

  • Acela Express service is available from New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington to both the Boston Back Bay and South Stations.
  • Service from Maine, New Hampshire, and northern Massachusetts is available on the Downeaster line to Boston's North Station. 

Public Transportation

Once in Boston, visitors can take the T rapid transit and bus system to travel to the 2017 Annual Meeting. The Hynes Convention Center, Copley Square, and Prudential Center stops on the Green line take you directly to the Back Bay neighborhood. The Back Bay Amtrak stop is located on the Orange line, well within walking distance of the AAG2017 headquarters.

The MBTA offers a trip planner and interactive subway map to help best coordinate travel throughout their system. For more information about subway fares, please visit

AAG 2017 Walking Map

Registration at the 2017 Annual Meeting will be located on the Second Level of the Hynes Convention Center.

If entering from the Boylston Street entrance on the Lower Level, please take the escalators up two levels.If entering from the Prudential Center entrance on the Plaza level, please proceed through the lobby and take the escalator up one level. Once you exit the escalator, please follow the posted signage to registration.

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