The New England Science Fiction Association
February 15-17, 2002
Sheraton Framingham Hotel
Address inquiries to
How to Get to Boskone
By Car The Sheraton Framingham is on Route 9 west at the Framingham exit (exit 12) of the Mass Pike (Interstate 90), about halfway between I-495 and Route 128 (I-95). The hotel is a castle (you can't miss it! trust us!), clearly visible from both the Pike and Route 9. Take the Mass Pike to Exit 12 (Framingham) and bear left after the tolls onto Route 9 west. Drive 150 yards to the Sheraton on the right. Parking is free!
By Air if you fly into Boston's Logan Airport: from any terminal
at Logan take the Logan Express to Framingham. (There are Logan
Express buses to other destinations, so be sure you get on the right
one.) It costs $9 one-way ($16 round trip); accompanied children
under 12 are free; you pay at the Framingham end. The ride takes
about 30-45 minutes. It leaves the airport every half-hour during
peak travel; the Saturday schedule is hourly. The last bus leaves the
airport at midnight. For information, phone (800) 23LOGAN at
any time for details, or see
Worcester Airport Limo, (800) 660-0992, provides transportation from Logan directly to the Sheraton at $24 per person, one way. Reservations are strongly recommended; 48 hours notice is requested. Knight's Limo Service is another company serving Logan, (800) 822-5456, which costs $25 per person. Reservations are strongly recommended; 48-hour notice is requested.
Amtrak Framingham has a twice-a-day Amtrak service from
New York. The station is in downtown Framingham (officially
Framingham Junction) about five miles from the hotel. We
recommend taking a taxi from there to the hotel (taxi cost is about
$15). The route 128 terminal (about 15 miles from the hotel) has
Amtrak trains from points east and west which run several times a
day, seven days a week. Call 800-USA-RAIL or your local Amtrak
office for schedule and ticketing information, or see
Commuter Rail Framingham has about 20 daily commuter rail
trains on weekdays. Trains leave from Boston's South Station. The
cost is $4 one way. In Framingham, the station is about five miles
from the hotel. We recommend taking a taxi to the Sheraton (cost
is about $15). Call MBTA Commuter Rail at (617) 222-3200,
(800) 392-6100, and hearing-impaired (TDD) 222-5246 for
schedules, or surf to:
Bus from Boston You can get to Framingham from Boston
from the bus terminal at South Station. The bus runs every 2 hours
on Friday and somewhat less frequently on Saturday and Sunday.
The fare is $7 each way ($6 for a few of the scheduled buses). Call
Peter Pan Bus Lines, (800) 343-9999, for schedule and ticketing
information, or see
Shuttle Bus Boskone will have a shuttle bus running between the Sheraton and the Framingham Logan Express bus terminal next to Shoppers' World on the Route 30 side. The service will run continuously, taking about 40 minutes for the loop. It will run Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. The bus will be labeled "Sheraton Shuttle." Otherwise taxi service is available through Tommy's Taxi, (508) 872-3500.
Boskone is a registered service mark of the New England Science Fiction Association, Inc.
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