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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

Go Boston Shuttle (888.437.4379 US; 508.481.7300 outside the US) offers transportation from Logan Airport or South Station to the College. The rate is approximately $55 per person. Group rates are available. Please reserve at least 48 hours in advance. For a 10% discount, go to www.gobostonshuttle.com/convention_specials, enter "Wellesley" in the "Promotion, Corporate, or Booking Code" box, and click "Go." Go Boston Shuttle also offers service to area hotels.

By Bus

Logan Express buses run regularly from the airport to a variety of suburban Boston locations; you want to take the Framingham bus. If you will be staying at the Crowne Plaza, the hotel offers a free shuttle between the Logan Express bus terminal in Framingham and the hotel. To arrange a shuttle, call 508.653.8800 between 7:00 AM and 10:45 PM. For more information about Logan Express, visit their website.

By Taxi

Taxi fare to the College is approximately $70 from Logan Airport, approximately $50 from South Station, and approximately $40 from the Route 128 train station, not including tolls and tips. Local companies include Veterans Taxi at 508.653.9021 and Wellesley Transportation at 781.235.2200.

PlanetTran, an all-hybrid chauffeured car service, costs $106 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 or 617.944.9229.

By Public Transit

From Logan Airport, take the MBTA’s Silver Line (buses) directly to South Station. This ride is free of charge. From South Station, take the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail to the Wellesley Square station (a $6.75 fare). The commute is approximately half an hour. You should buy the tickets in South Station, as there is a $3 surcharge for purchasing tickets on the train. Exact change is not required.

Once at the Wellesley Square station, 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 in Boston.

If you prefer, call a taxi from the Wellesley Square Commuter Rail stop. Fare to the College will be approximately $5.00. See the above “Taxi” section for local taxi companies.

Do you have any questions? Please contact the Reunion Reservation Office Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, at 781.283.2321 or reunionquestions@wellesley.edu.

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alumnae@wellesley.edu
Tel: 781.283.2331

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