Travel by Car or from Logan

Travel by Car

Ride-sharing
Want to share a ride with other alumnae? We've created a discussion group for ride-sharing; please join the group and post a message if you are looking to share a ride, either by private car or van service. Click here to join the group and post a message .

From the West      
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike East to Exit 13 (Natick), bear left after the toll booth, and merge onto Route 30 East toward Newton/Wellesley. Turn right at the first traffic light (Speen Street), and stay on Speen Street for approximately 1.8 miles. Turn left onto Route 135 East and go straight for 4 miles. At the fourth traffic light, take a right into the main entrance of the College.

From the East
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike West to Exit 16 (West Newton). Follow Route 16 West for 4.7 miles to the five-way intersection in Wellesley; go straight on Route 135 West. At the third traffic light, take a left into the main entrance of the College.

From the North or South
Take Interstate 95 (Route 128) to Exit 21B (Route 16). Follow Route 16 West for 2.9 miles, using the directions listed under From the East.

Travel from Logan Airport

Sharing a Ride
Want to share a ride with other alumnae? We've created a discussion group for ride-sharing; please join the group and post a message if you are looking to share a ride, either by private car or van service. Click here to join the group and post a message .

By Van    
Ultimate Livery offers a discount to Wellesley alumnae. The rates are $45.00 per person  from Logan Airport or $47.00 per person from  South Station to the College when booking online or over the phone. Ultimate Livery also offers service to area hotels. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Call toll-free 888-437-4379 (US only) or 508-481-7300 (outside the US) at least 48 hours before your arrival to make reservations. To reserve online, visit the Ultimate Livery website , and click the "Reservations" button at the top of your screen. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page. In the Frequent User Login box, type "Wellesley" and click the "Go" button.

By Bus
Logan Express buses run regularly from the airport to a variety of suburban Boston locations; you would want to take the Framingham bus. If you will be staying at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Natick, the Crowne Plaza offers a free shuttle between the Logan Express bus terminal in Framingham and the hotel. For more information about Logan Express, visit their website .

By Taxi
Local companies include Veterans Taxi at 508-653-9021 and Wellesley Transportation at 781-235-2200. Taxi fare to the College is approximately $70.00 from Logan Airport to campus, and $65.00 to Logan Airport from campus; approximately $63.00 from South Station, and approximately $45 from the Route 128 train station, not including tolls and tip. 
PlanetTran, an all-hybrid chauffeured car service, costs $93 flat fare from Logan Airport to the College. Tips are not included, and are not expected for their services.  Reservations can be made at http://www.PlanetTran.com or by telephone at 888-756-8876. First-time customers can enter coupon code WC-2010 and get 50% off their first ride.

By Public Transit
If you plan to use public transportation, you will first need to get to South Station from the airport. From the Amtrak terminal at South Station, take the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail to the Wellesley Square stop. The commute is approximately half an hour. One-way fare is $5.25. You should buy the ticket in South Station, since there is $2 surcharge for purchasing tickets on the train. Exact change is not required. On arrival at Wellesley Square, go up the stairs and turn left onto Crest Road; follow Crest a short distance. Take a right onto Central Street. Walk five minutes to the second set of lights. Cross the street to the entrance of the College. From there, allow twenty minutes to walk to your destination on campus. (Note: The Commuter Rail schedule can be accessed online or by calling 1-800-392-6100. Please call ahead when making travel plans; the schedule varies on weekends and holidays. You may also take the Commuter Rail to Wellesley from Back Bay Station.) If you prefer, call a taxi from the Wellesley Square Commuter Rail stop. Fare to the College will be approximately $8.00-$10.00 See the above "Taxi" section for local taxi companies.

Do you have questions? Please contact the Reunion Reservation Office Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm EST, at 781-283-2321 or reunionquestions@wellesley.edu.

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Tel: 781.283.2331

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