Airports & Transit
Nashua’s Central location in the heart of New England makes it a perfect place for your business. Located only 46 miles from Boston, with easy access to The Manchester–Boston Regional Airport and Boston’s Logan International Airport Access to and from the rest of the country and the world are only minutes away. Getting here is easy.
With nearly 300 aircraft and almost 75,000 take offs and landings, Boire Field, is recognized as one of New England’s busiest General Aviation airports. The airport can accommodate single engine and multi-engine planes, as well as jets, helicopters and gliders. Several businesses thrive in the airport’s commercial areas and surrounding business district, which is also the home of Daniel Webster College.
Located only 15 minutes away from Nashua, the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is convenient for connections to major destinations across the U.S. by way of domestic airlines. The airport is easily accessible from Nashua by the F.E. Everett Turnpike.
New England’s largest transportation center is less than an hour away from Nashua. Logan International Airport offers more than 40 airlines with flights throughout the U.S. and the world.
Boston Express is operated by a local bus service from Nashua. They offer daily and “hourly plus” service comprised of daily hourly departures and arrivals coupled with frequent additional service during peak work commuter hours to and from Boston’s South Station and Logan International Airport. They offer two convenient locations off Route 3/Everett Turnpike, with free parking at both their Exit 8 - Nashua and Exit 35 - Tyngsboro locations.
The F.E. Everett Turnpike/U.S. Route 3 runs through Nashua south into metro-Boston and north to Manchester, Concord, the Lakes Region, The White Mountains and eventually, Canada. The F.E. Everett Turnpike/U.S. Route 3 provides a convenient connection to the interstate highway system. Great highway access has been a boon to Nashua’s business and industry, providing efficient transportation for manufactured products delivered throughout the U.S. and the world.
Nashua has two major rail lines that pass through the city, the New Hampshire Main Line and the Hillsborough Branch, both of which are owned Pan Am Railways.
Nearly three quarters of all freight shipped into New Hampshire by rail is received in this region, based on weight. Much of this freight is coal, but a significant amount of building materials and farm products are unloaded or pass through Nashua.
Steady progress is being made to re-introduce passenger rail service to Nashua. This would provide a direct passenger connection from Nashua to Boston.