Only $2.95 per month *

Tap into the vibrant energy of Boston, a historic hub with a bustling population of over 4.9 million. Whether you're connecting on your smartphone or using VoIP software, our local numbers in area codes 617 and 857 keep you linked to Boston's rich cultural and economic scene.

Use any device or software

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Text messages (SMS) are forwarded to the email on file free of charge.

Any device can be used to make and receive calls with your FlyNumber.

  • iOS or Android smartphone
  • Mac, PC, or Linux computer
  • Desktop office phone
  • Any regular phone (a phone number)
  • 3rd party VoIP solutions
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A genuine Boston US phone number

In the heart of American history, Boston's area codes 617 and 857 not only encompass the city itself but also include surrounding communities like Cambridge and Quincy.

When dialing any Boston number, make sure to use the standard US dialing format: 1 + area code + 7-digit number, connecting you to one of the oldest telecommunications infrastructures in the nation.

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Local presence with global essence

Having a local Boston number with area codes 617 or 857 makes your business instantly recognizable and trusted by the community, boosting local engagement.

In fact, studies show that customers are up to 60% more likely to trust and dial a local number, ensuring that you’re always just a local call away, no matter where you are in the world or what device you're using.

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Unlimited incoming

When you answer phone calls with VoIP, or in other words the internet - it's free unlimited incoming minutes.

This is included in the price of the Boston phone number.

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Forward to any regular phone number

For an additional low per min rate, you can forward the Boston FlyNumber calls to any regular phone number in the world.

Use our phone system (optional) for increased flexibility:

  • To multiple phone numbers (up to 3)
  • Based on day of the week and/or time
  • Forward to phone number as backup to VoIP
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Use cases

Over the years we've seen our FlyNumbers used in a multitude of ways:

  • Use the Boston number as a 2nd phone line/phone number
  • Anonymize your personal mobile phone number
  • Separate business and personal calls
  • For your "Contact Us" page
  • Give friends/family a local phone number to reach you on
  • Use the Boston, US FlyNumber for applications or forms (both online and offline)
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Optional Cloud Phone System

Configure your call flow with our intuitive "drag and drop" grid canvas

  • Call menu / IVR
  • Time/Day based routing
  • Route based on caller-ID
  • Forward to multiple destinations (Phone numbers and/or VoIP)
  • Call Queue
  • Much more...
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We cover thousands of cities from all over the world

Check out our full coverage of United States cities here.

Add local phone numbers from other countries and manage them all from the same account.

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FAQ’s

How do I get a local Boston US virtual phone number?

Easy, just sign up here and choose how you'd like to use the Boston FlyNumber (you can change the settings anytime via your panel).

Can I get SMS on my Boston virtual phone number?

Yes, your Boston FlyNumber will come with SMS capabilities. The text message will be forwarded to the email on file free of charge. Full list of SMS enabled numbers here.

Can I use my Boston virtual number for 2FA or other verification services?

This really depends on the company/service sending the SMS to the FlyNumber; it's up to them to actually send the text. We can't guarantee 2FA or short code SMS will work. Texts from regular mobile phones should work fine though.

How do I receive free unlimited calls with my Boston local phone number?

You'll want to use whats called a VoIP softphone (aka SIP application) - there are many free (and paid) ones available on iOS or Android.

Check out this blog post for more details.

You can also use a 3rd party VoiP solution.

Can I forward my Boston FlyNumber to a regular phone number?

Yes, you can forward any FlyNumber to a standard phone number from anywhere in the world for a low per min rate.

Please note this blog post if you anticipate blocked or anonymous caller-ID's calling your FlyNumber (while it forwards to a regular phone number).

Is it possible to port an existing Boston phone number to FlyNumber?

Generally speaking yes however we ask you to open a ticket or send us an email with the full phone number to confirm, it can take a couple of days to a week or 2 depending on the country.


Pay per phone number, not per user

No Setup fees.

Never any contracts or obligations, cancel anytime.

Set up a recurring subscription or add funds to your account manually.

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*Monthly price for the number includes unlimited incoming and SMS to email.

Additional rates apply when you forward to a regular phone number, make outgoing calls and/or use our internal cloud phone system.