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Boston Early Music Festival: June 7-14, 2015Getting Around Boston

Getting Around Boston

Parking
Parking in Boston can be difficult.  There is metered parking on most streets, however, be aware of signage, as spots can become resident-sticker only, valet only, or tow zones at various points during the day.

For a list of recommended parking options for the 2015 Festival venues, please click here.

Public Transportation

MBTA, a/k/a “The T”

Subway Fares (as of September, 2014)
$2.65 per subway ride with paper Charlie Ticket or cash-on-board

     (no free transfers)
$2.10 per subway ride with plastic Charlie Card

     (includes free transfer to local bus)
$1.05 per subway ride for seniors and persons with disabilities

     (blind persons ride for free)

Bus Fares (as of September, 2014)

Bus fares are $2.10 with paper Charlie Ticket or cash-on-board, $1.60 for Charlie Card, and $0.80 for seniors and persons with disabilities (blind persons ride free); both Charlie Card and Ticket include free transfer to local bus.


Discounted Visitor Passes available; $12 per day or $19 for 7 days for unlimited subway and local bus travel; can be purchased at in-station fare vending machines or local retail sales terminals.

Useful BEMF T stops:  

Boylston on the Green Line

   Boylston St. at Tremont St.

Courtyard Boston Downtown

Emerson College Dorms

Arlington on the Green Line

   Boylston St. at Arlington St.

Courtyard Boston Downtown
Goethe-Institut Boston
First Lutheran Church
Emmanuel Church

Symphony on the Green Line

   (E train only)

   Huntington Ave. at

   Massachusetts Ave.

Jordan Hall

Massachusetts Avenue on the Orange Line

   Massachusetts Ave. south of

   St. Botolph St.

Jordan Hall

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Rentals Cars

all companies have outlets at Logan Airport

Alamo
1-800-462-5266

Avis
(800) 230-4898

Budget
(800) 527-0700

Dollar
(800) 800-3665

Enterprise
(800) 261-7331

Hertz
(800) 654-3131

National
1-800-227-7368

Thrifty
(800) 847-4389

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Taxis

Boston Cab 617-536-5010
Checker Cab 617-536-7000
City Cab 617-536-5100
ITOA 617-825-4000
Metro Cab 617-782-5500
Town Taxi 617-536-5000

Bike Rentals

Boston Bike Tours

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