How to Reach Salem


  • By plane: You can reach Salem by plane, to itsclosest airport Logan International Airport in Boston. Boston lies at 20 miles from Salem. The Beverly Municipal Airportat 15 minutes from the town, is another small handy airport. It is Logan’s flagship airport, in times of peak traffic.
  • By train: Lying at a very short distance from the city centre, the Salem station can be reached via the Newburyport/Rockport line on the MBTA Commuter Rail.
  • By boat: There are high-speed catamaran services available between Salem and Central Wharf, Boston at the New England Aquarium.


  • By Segway: You can hire a Segway to tour around the town. There are many operators who also offer a historic tour of the city. There might be an age restriction however.
  • By taxi: You can call for a taxi to get around Salem. There are various taxi operating services here.
  • On foot: Salem is best explored on foot. It roughly takes about twenty-five minutes to get around all the attractions of Salem. The paths are well marked, with red lines that guide you to across Salem’s historical sites and museums.