Getting to Wellesley for Spring Open Campus

Getting to Wellesley by:
Car Directions to the College

Arriving Sunday or Monday: Park in the Davis Parking Garage on campus for Spring Open Campus. Registration is in the Keohane Sports Center, very near the Parking Garage.

Arriving Tuesday: Park in Dower Lot (Admission parking), as Tuesday registration is in the Admission Office.

Bus Take a bus to South Station, Boston. Make your way to Wellesley by public transportation, private bus shuttle, or taxi.
Train Take a train to South Station, Boston. Make your way to Wellesley by public transportation,  bus shuttle, or taxi.
Air Take a flight to Logan Airport, Boston. Make your way to Wellesley by public transportation, bus shuttle, rental car, or taxi.
Public Transportation Commuter rail. Framingham/Worcester line to the Wellesley Square stop.
Taxis List of taxi companies.
Wellesley Carriage Wellesley Carriage runs loops between Logan Airport and Wellesley College during Spring Open Campus. Cost is $65 per person. To reserve your seat, email Ramzi at
SuperShuttle SuperShuttle: Shared ride van service or exclusive non-stop van service

*See printable pdf of the above information—travel directions to SOC.

From Logan Airport to the Wellesley College Campus

Comparing cost vs time
Cheapest but longest (Detailed instructions below) Step 1. Use the MBTA subway system to get to South Station $2.50 60-90 minutes, depending on the commuter rail schedule
Step 2. Take Framingham/Worcester commuter rail to the Wellesley Square stop $6.75
Step 3. Walk to campus free
Shortest but most expensive Take a taxi directly to Wellesley College ~$70 + tip 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic
  Wellesley Carriage Shared Van Service - direct from airport to Wellesley campus. Email to book your seat ~$65 + tip 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic
  SuperShuttle Shared Ride Van Service from airport to Wellesley campus; may include additional stops for other passengers ~$36/first passenger; $10/each additional passenger; maximum of 10 passengers  depends on number and destination of other passengers
SuperShuttle Exclusive Non-Stop Van Service from airport to Wellesley campus ~$125; maximum of 10 passengers 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic


Cheapest but longest: Option 1 
Step 1:
MBTA Silver Line Bus:
Take the Silver Line from Logan Airport to South Station ~24 minutes free
Step 2:
Commuter Rail:
From South Station take the Framingham/Worcester Line to Wellesley Square Station. Check train schedule. Walk from Wellesley Station (1 Grove St., Wellesley, MA 02482) to the Wellesley Campus. ~37 minutes $6.75
Step 3:
Walk to campus from Wellesley commuter rail station 
To the Wellesley campus from Wellesley Square Commuter Rail Station.
*See printable pdf of walking directions with map!
Walking time ~15 minutes
A. From the railroad platform at the Wellesley Square Commuter Rail Station, take the stairs up and turn left onto Crest Rd.
B. Go to the end of Crest Rd. (just a few steps) and turn right at Peet's Coffee onto Central St.
C. 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. To reach of Office of Admission, you should enter here. If you're arriving on Sunday, April 12, or Monday, April 13, you'll need to go to Keohane Sports Center, though! You can enter here and take the scenic walk through campus (worth it if you have time) or
D. You can continue to walk 0.05 mi along Central St. to the main (motor) entrance at College Rd., which is on your left.

E. Head towards Keohane Sports Center on the west side of campus for Spring Open Campus registration on Monday, April 13, or for Conversations on Diversity day on Sunday, April 12. Registration on Tuesday, April 14, is in the Admission Office/Weaver House, on the east side of campus.

Total time: 60 - 90 minutes
Cheapest but longest: Option 2 (Monday and Tuesday only) 
Step 1:
MBTA Silver Line Bus:
Take the Silver Line from Logan Airport to South Station ~24 minutes free
Step 2:
MBTA Subway

From South Station, buy a subway (T) ticket and take the Red Line for two stops to Park Street Station. There are several Green Lines trains from Park Street. Be sure to board a "D" line train toward Riverside Station. Get off at Woodland, the second to last stop.


~45 minutes $2.65
Step 3: 

This bus runs weekdays only.
At Woodland, look for the MWRTA bus and board the westbound Route 8 bus. Route 8 will drop you off in front of Alumnae Hall at Wellesley College, which is across the driveway from Monday's registration at the Keohane Sports Center. *See printable pdf of  MWRTA Route 8 bus schedule.

Tuesday arrivals must walk 15 minutes from Alumnae Hall to the Office of Admission.

~25 minutes $1.50 exact change required
    Total time: 60-90 minutes


Taxi services
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
Wellesley Carriage email
SuperShuttle (by reservation only!) local BOS reservations 800-BLUE VAN (800-258-3826); main number 603-964-7110
Veterans Taxi 781-235-1600