Directions to Campus

Lots of options, by car or public transportation!

Getting to Wellesley can be as simple as driving directly to the campus, or as adventurous as using 3+ modes of transportation! Won't have access to a car? No problem.

Getting to Wellesley College

By Car
Directions by car. For the entrance closest to the Admission Office, enter "727 Washington Street" in your GPS and follow the signs for Admission Parking (Dower Lot). The Admission Office is across the street from Dower Lot, on the hill.
 Printable pdf: Driving directions

By Bus
Take a bus to South Station, Boston.
Make your way to Wellesley by public transportation, private bus shuttle, or taxi.

By Train

Take a train to South Station, Boston. 
Make your way to Wellesley by public transportation, private bus shuttle, or taxi.

From South Station, you can take the Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line to the Wellesley Square stop. (See walk from Wellesley Square below)


By Air
Take a flight to Logan Airport, Boston. Airport code: BOS.
Make your way to Wellesley by public transportation, private bus shuttle, rental car, or taxi.

By Taxi

JFK Taxi: 508.653.4500
Natick Cab Company: 508.653.2300
Newton Yellow Cab: 617.332.7700

Red Cab: 617.734.5000
Sun Taxi: 800.SUN.TAXI
Veterans Taxi: 781.235.1600

Campus
Map
Wellesley campus map: Once you're on campus, you may want to find the Admission Office/Weaver House (park in Dower lot, across the street).  Visitors going to the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center or Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall may park in the Davis Parking Facility immediately to the right after the main entrance on Rte. 135 (Central St.). 
Hotels

Hotels in Wellesley and vicinity as well as in Boston and Cambridge

Links &
PDFs
General transportation in the Greater Boston area
Printable pdf: 
Driving directions
Public transportation from Logan Airport (BOS) and South Station|
Walk from Wellesley Square commuter rail train station to campus.

 


Cost versus time comparisons

From Logan Airport to Wellesley
Cheapest but longest 1. Use the MBTA subway system to get to South Station $2.65 60-90 minutes, depending on the commuter rail schedule
2. Take Framingham/Worcester commuter rail to Wellesley Square stop $7.00
3. Walk to campus free
Shortest but most expensive Take a taxi directly to Wellesley College ~$70 + tip ~30-45 minutes, depending on traffic

 

Further breakdown of itineraries

Cheapest but longest
MBTA Subway System: Take the Silver Line from Logan Airport to South Station $2.65 ~24 minutes
Commuter Rail: Take the Framingham/Worcester Line to Wellesley Square Station. Check train schedule. $7.00 ~37 minutes
On foot: Walk from Wellesley Square Station (1 Grove St, Wellesley, MA 02482) to the Wellesley campus.   Walking time approx 15 minutes
1. From the railroad platform, take the stairs up and turn left onto Crest Rd.
2. Go to the end of Crest Rd. (just a few steps) and turn right at Peet's Coffee onto Central St.
3. Walk two blocks through town. You'll see the pedestrian entrance to the Wellesley College campus on your left, at the intersection of Central St. and Weston Rd. You can enter here and take the scenic walk through campus (worth it if you have time) or
4. You can continue to walk 0.05 mi along Central St. to the main (motor) entrance at College Rd., which is on your left.
  Total time: from 60 - 90 minutes 

 

Shortest time but HIGHEST cost
Taxi Take a taxi from Logan Airport to the Wellesley campus. ~$70 + tip  ~30 minutes

 

 

Related

 

April 28-29, 2014
Info and registration instructions
 


August 22 - 24, 2014
International Student Orientation
 


August 25 - Sept 1, 2014
New Student Orientation

 

Oct. 17 - 19, 2014
Family, Friends, and Homecoming Weekend