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Destination(s) USA
Distance 26 miles, 42 km
Duration 54 minutes
Operated by Boston Harbor Cruises
Sailings Up to 5 Times p/day
2p+Car+Return in our estimation $ 250
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The ferry from Boston and Salem (and or the other way around) is a popular crossing in terms of interest from passengers. It takes about 54 minutes to make this crossing. The Boston – Salem ferry crossing sails approximately Up to 5 Times p/day. The distance between the two harbors is 42,2 km or 26,1 nautical miles.

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Salem Ferry

The Salem Ferry from Boston to Salem (C)

Everything about Boston-Salem

  • This is not just a ferry, this is a true experience with very nice views of the Boston Skyline.
  • The distance from harbor (Salem) to harbor (Boston) is about 26 Miles. (42,2 km)
  • The Boston Harbor Cruises on this route sails up to 5 times p/day.
  • Snacks and refreshments on board.
  • The duration of this crossing is about 54 minutes. However keep in mind this can change based on the weather, season and different ships on the route.
  • Want to book this connection? Try: Boston Harbor Cruises
  • Boston harbor address: 10 Rowes Wharf – Boston – MA 02110 – USA
  • Salem harbor address: 24 Fort Ave – Salem – MA 01970 – USA

Pricing on the Boston-Salem ferry.

If you want to take the ferry to Boston or the other way around from Salem to Boston the minimal price for a single trip for one person will be close to 25 dollars. This price however can change due to fuel surcharges and things like discounts based on age or what you want to bring along on the ferry.

On we really want to deliver the info that you seek. That's why we don't only list the from price but we also wanted to list the average price you can expect on your bill when travelling towards Boston or Salem. This price is based on the average price for two persons. It's important to note however that when a car transfer is possible we added a car, so car ferries have a more serious average price! For Boston-Salem we calculated that an average price for two persons would be around $ 90.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Boston and Salem is currently operated by: Boston Harbor Cruises.

How long does the Boston-Salem crossing take?

The travel time of the Boston-Salem ferry is around: 54 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Boston-Salem ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Boston to Salem (or the ferry from Salem to Boston) Up to 5 Times p/day. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Boston and Salem?

The distance between Boston and Salem is approximately 26 miles or 42 km.

From: 25,00

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