Parking, Transportation, and Directions

PARKING

When you arrive at the College, look for the Reunion parking signs that will be posted throughout campus. Please try to park in the lot closest to your residence hall. Parking attendants will be available to help you find a parking space. Please be advised that any car that is parked in a fire lane during reunion weekend will be towed. Shuttles will provide transportation between parking areas, residence halls, and other Reunion locations during Reunion weekend.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

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.

 

OTHER TRAVEL OPTIONS

By Van
Go Boston Shuttle (888.437.4379 US; 508.481.7300 outside the US) offers transportation from Logan Airport to the College. The rate is approximately $35 per person. Group rates are available. Please reserve at least 48 hours in advance. Go to www.gobostonshuttle.com to book your trip.

Uber/Lyft
Uber and Lyft are great options for local transportation—download either app on your phone to request a pickup.

By Taxi
Taxi fare to the College is approximately $70 from Logan Airport, approximately $50 from South Station, and approximately $45 from the Route 128 train station, not including tolls and tips. Local companies include Veterans Taxi at 617.527.0300 and Wellesley Transportation at 781.235.2200.

By Public Transit
The Commuter Rail schedule can be accessed online or by calling 617.222.3200. Please call ahead when making travel plans; the schedule varies on weekends and holidays. 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 $7.50 fare). The commute is approximately half an hour. 

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 20 minutes to walk to your destination on campus.

Do you have questions? Please contact the Wellesley College Alumnae Association at Reunionquestions@wellesley.edu or call us M-F 8:30am-4:30pm at 781.283.2331.

Contact: Reunionquestions@wellesley.edu | 781.283.2331 (M-F 8:30 am-4:30 pm)