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Wellesley College is situated between Washington Street (Route 16) and Central Street (Route 135) to the west of the center of Wellesley, MA. The college address is: 106 Central St., Wellesley, MA, 02481.

By Car

By Plane

By Train

By Bus

Admission Parking

Campus Map

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Please note: If you are attending a Discover Wellesley program hosted by the Admission Office, please park in the Davis Parking Facility. The Admission parking lot next to Dower Hall is for our daily visitors to the Admission Office/Weaver House.

By Car via Route 9 or Route 30

From the West

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 13 (Natick/Framingham/Route 30). Take Route 30 East 0.2 miles to the first set of lights. Turn right on Speen Street and drive 1.8 miles to the intersection with Route 135. Take a left onto Route 135 East and drive 3.6 miles to a traffic light, which will be at the main entrance of the College.

Once on campus, Admission Office visitors should follow signs along College Road to the Admission parking lot (0.6 miles from the College entrance). All other visitors may park in the Davis Parking Facility, immediately to the right after the main entrance.

From the East

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) West to Exit 15 (Weston/I-95/Route 128). Travel south 2 miles on I-95/ Route 128 to Exit 20B (Framingham/Worcester/ Route 9 West). Drive west on Route 9 for 3.9 miles. Turn right at the green Weston Road/Weston sign. At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Weston Road. Drive 1 mile to the traffic light at the intersection of Route 135. Turn right onto 135 West and drive one-half mile to the first traffic light, which will be at the main entrance of the College (College Road). Turn left onto College Road.

Once on campus, Admission Office visitors should follow signs along College Road to the Admission parking lot (0.6 miles from the College entrance). All other visitors may park in the Davis Parking Facility, immediately to the right after the main entrance.

From Logan Airport

Take the Ted Williams Tunnel from the airport to the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90); follow directions from the east (above).

From the North or South

Take I-95/Route 128 to Exit 20B (Framingham/ Worcester/Route 9 West). Follow directions above from Route 9 West.

 

By Car via Route 16

Please note ongoing construction on Route 16 in Wellesley.

From the West

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit 14 (Weston). Take Interstate 95/Route 128 South for 1/2 mile to Exit 21B (Route 16). Follow Route 16 West for 2.9 miles to a stoplight (5-way intersection) in the town of Wellesley; go straight on Route 135 (West). At the third traffic light turn left into the main entrance of the College. You may park in the Davis Parking Facility immediately to your right or follow directions to Admission Parking.

From the East

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90) to Exit 16 (West Newton). Follow Route 16 West for 4.7 miles to a stoplight (5-way intersection) in the town of Wellesley; go straight on Route 135 (West). At the third traffic light turn left into the main entrance of the College. You may park in the Davis Parking Facility immediately to your right or follow directions to Admission Parking.

From the North

Take Interstate 95 (Route 128) South to Exit 21B (Route 16 West). Follow Route 16 West for 2.9 miles to a stoplight (5-way intersection) in the town of Wellesley; go straight on Route 135 (West). At the third traffic light turn left into the main entrance of the College. You may park in the Davis Parking Facility immediately to your right or follow directions to Admission Parking.

From the South

Take Interstate 95 (Route 128) North to Exit 21B (Route 16 West). Follow Route 16 West for 2.9 miles to a stoplight (5-way intersection) in the town of Wellesley; go straight on Route 135 (West). At the third traffic light turn left into the main entrance of the College. You may park in the Davis Parking Facility immediately to your right or follow directions to Admission Parking.

Parking

You may park in the Davis Parking Facility. Admission Office visitors should follow signs along College Road to the Admission parking lot (0.6 miles from the College entrance). If you have any questions about parking, please go to the Campus Police office, located in the Davis Parking Facility.

Admission Parking

Once on campus, Admission Office visitors should follow signs along College Road to the Admission parking lot, located near Dower Hall (0.6 miles from the College entrance). The Admission Office is located in Weaver House, across the street from Dower Hall. If you are unable to find a parking space in the Dower Hall parking lot, please park in the Davis Parking Facility by the main College entrance on Route 135. The walking distance between the Davis Parking Facility and Weaver House is approximately 15 minutes. Parking is free at both locations. Handicapped parking spaces are available next to the entrance of Weaver House.

By Plane-- From Logan International Airport

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Take a taxi directly to Wellesley College. See Taxis on Wellesley College's transportation web site. Allow at least an hour for the commute (more at rush hour). The fare will be approximately $60-$65 (subject to change) plus tolls and gratuity.

OR

Take the Logan Express bus, which picks up at all airline terminals, to Framingham. Allow at least an hour for the commute. Call 1-800-23-LOGAN for more information, 9 am-5 pm.

From Framingham, take a taxi to the College. See Taxis on Wellesley College's transportation web site. Allow half an hour for the ride to Wellesley. The fare will be approximately $16.

OR

Take the free shuttle bus to the MBTA Airport Subway stop. Take the Blue Line Inbound four stops to Government Center. Go upstairs and change to the Green Line. Ride an Outbound subway marked "RIVERSIDE-D" to Woodland, the second to last stop on the D line. Subway fare is $2.00.

From Woodland, take a taxi to the College. See Taxis on Wellesley College's transportation web site. The fare will be approximately $20-25. Allow two hours for total commute.

 

By Train

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 $1 surcharge for purchasing tickets on the train. Exact change is not required, but paying on the train is cash only.

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 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 $4.00.

OR

From South Station, take the MBTA Subway (Red Line) inbound two stops to Park Street. Go upstairs and change to the Green Line. Ride an Outbound subway marked "RIVERSIDE-D" to Woodland, the second to last stop on the D Line. Fare is $2.00) Follow the above directions from Woodland.

 

By Bus -- From Peter Pan and Greyhound Terminals at South Station

Use commuter rail directions above or take a Non-Express Greyhound or Peter Pan bus to the Riverside terminal. Cost is approximately $8 from Boston. From Riverside, take a taxi to the College. See Taxis on Wellesley College's transportation web site. Fare will be approximately $15. The commute from Riverside takes approximately one half hour.

Note: Express buses DO NOT stop at Riverside. All fares are subject to change. Travel time may need to be increased during rush hour.

See Wellesley College's transportation site for information about transportation options for students.

Travel time may need to be increased during rush hour to allow for peak travel levels.

Contact

Communications and Public Affairs

Green Hall 337C
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Sofiya Cabalquinto, director of media relations 
Anne Yu, assistant director of media relations 
Maureen Whelan, administrative and online assistant

E-mail:
publicaffairs@wellesley.edu
Phone: 781.283.2373
Fax: 781.283.3650

Journalists contact:
mediarelations@wellesley.edu