Lowell travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lowell

With a population of 106.519, Lowell is a must-see destination in Massachusetts, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Lowell

If you’re looking for affordable options, Cobblestones of Lowell (91 Dutton Street) and Tavern in the Square - Lowell (900 Chelmsford St) are great picks.

When to visit Lowell

Lowell in March
Estimated hotel price
€114
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lowell in March
Estimated hotel price
€114
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Lowell in July, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -9 °C, with an average temperature of -4 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 103 mm. In contrast, May is usually the driest month of the year in Lowell, with an average rainfall of 85 mm.

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How to Get to Lowell

Plane

When flying to Lowell, you’ll arrive at Bedford Hanscom Field (BED), which is located 18 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Lowell from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 7h 02m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Lowell, followed by Acela. The train journey from Lowell to Providence takes 0h 46m and costs around €5 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from New Haven, expect to pay about €14 for a 2h 27m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Lowell is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 304 km from Lowell. You’ll find branches of Budget and Dollar, among others, in New York.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lowell, including CoachRun, OurBus and Concord Coach Lines. From Portsmouth, the bus ride to Lowell takes 145 km and will cost you around €28. From Burlington, the ticket costs about €18 for a journey of 362 km. Lowell’s bus station is located 0.4 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Lowell, you’ll arrive at Bedford Hanscom Field (BED), which is located 18 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Lowell from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 7h 02m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Lowell, followed by Acela. The train journey from Lowell to Providence takes 0h 46m and costs around €5 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from New Haven, expect to pay about €14 for a 2h 27m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Lowell is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 304 km from Lowell. You’ll find branches of Budget and Dollar, among others, in New York.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lowell, including CoachRun, OurBus and Concord Coach Lines. From Portsmouth, the bus ride to Lowell takes 145 km and will cost you around €28. From Burlington, the ticket costs about €18 for a journey of 362 km. Lowell’s bus station is located 0.4 km from the city centre.

Airports near Lowell

Airlines serving Lowell

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
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SWISS
Good (920 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,402 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,593 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,543 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
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Where to stay in popular areas of Lowell

Hiring a car in Lowell

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in Lowell (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in Lowell is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Hyundai Accent or similar) is, on average, 56% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay €0.96 per litre in Lowell (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €11.50 and €15.34. The most frequently booked car type in Lowell is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Hyundai Accent or similar) is, on average, 56% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.