Turkish Airlines offers two different flight alternatives in average each day from Boston to Tirana. Taking off from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), flights in this route land at Tirana International Airport (TIA) after a connecting flight over Istanbul Airport (IST). The duration of the journeys, on the other hand, varies by the layover, ranging from 17 to 42 hours.
If your layover at Istanbul is 6 to 24 hours, you may make use of the sightseeing service Touristanbul offered complimentary by Turkish Airlines and enjoy your layover in this enchanting city with a pleasant Istanbul tour. If your layover is 20 and more hours, you may have a chance to accommodate at the top popular hotels of the city, in addition to a city tour with the free Stopover service.
As one of the popular cities of the United States, Boston is the capital of the state of Massachusetts. The city with its distinctive style stands out by its vibrant entertainment life, as well as its historical buildings, and its galleries and museums where valuable works of art are exhibited. Hosting the notable universities preferred by a considerable number of foreign students, this large metropolis steps forward with its culture and health tourism as well.
Having an important place in the country as the starting point of the American Revolution, the lovely city offers a large number of alternatives for its guests by its marvelous parks, world class restaurants and shopping malls. You may take a tour with the sailboats, witness the life of whales in the high seas; or enjoy a joyful Duck tour by the vehicles operating on both on land and in the sea during your stay at Boston. Moreover, you may see Faneuil Hall, a market and meeting place, together with Boston National Historical Park and Quincy Market, a historic covered market; or follow the Freedom Trail connecting 16 historic sites. It is also recommendable to visit the Museum of Fine Arts and Science, and have an enjoyable walk in Boston Public Garden.
The sole airport in the city, Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is 6 kilometers to the center. Flights from Boston with Turkish Airlines take off from this airport.
Passengers planning to reach the airport by bus may use Silver Line-1 operating in every 8 minutes. These buses depart from the South Station and reach the airport within 20 minutes. In addition, buses numbered 449 and 459 also head towards the airport, setting off from Summer St. station close to the city center.
Those preferring the subway may get on the Blue line subway operating from State Street station in the center and get off at Airport station, transfer here to the shuttle services to reach the airport. Moreover, ferries serving from Long Wharf pier in the center get you to the Logan Wharf pier in the airport. It is possible to reach the terminals from the pier via the shuttles numbered 66.
You may also consider taking the cabs which are available all around the city.
As the capital and the largest city of Albania, Tirana was established by the Ottoman Empire which ruled the city for many long years. Ranking among the top popular Balkan destinations, this historic city offers a highly familiar and lovely atmosphere especially for those travelling from Turkey, owing to its profile surrounded by madrasahs and inns.
Tirana Cultural Center is close also to Skanderbeg Square and monument, one of the most joyful spots in the city, drawing interest of a wide range of tourists. National History Museum, on the other hand appeals to those fond of cultural tours, whereas Dajti Mountain National Park, a natural reserve in this adorable city is highly preferred by those interested in outdoor activities. Et'hem Bey Mosque also ranks among the top noteworthy attractions in the capital, as a perfect choice to witness the traces of the Ottoman period and Islamic architecture.
Managing the city’s air traffic, Tirana International Airport (TIA) is 17 kilometers to the center. Turkish Airlines passengers holding a flight ticket to Tirana land at this airport.
It is possible to use the buses named Rinas Express to reach the city center from Tirana International Airport (TIA). Operating from 06.00 to 18.00 once in every hour, these buses reach Skanderbeg Square. In addition, you may take the cabs serving 7/24 on the way out the airport, or rent a car from the car rental offices to reach the center in a comfortable way.