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Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College

106 Central Street, Wellesley | Free parking available!


Directions

By Commuter Rail
From the Amtrak terminal at South Station, take the Framingham/ Worcester Commuter Rail to Wellesley Square. The commute is approximately half an hour. One-way fare is $3; you should buy the ticket in South Station, since there is a $1 surcharge for purchasing tickets on the train. Exact change is not required. Upon arriving 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 20 minutes to walk to your destination on campus.

Note: Call 1-800-392-6100 for commuter rail schedule and fare information. 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. See Area Taxis (below). Fare to the College will be approximately $4.

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By MBTA
Take the MBTA Green Line D Train to Woodland, the second to last stop on the D Line. From Woodland, take a taxi to the College; see Area Taxis (below). The fare will be approximately $20-25.

Colonial Cab
508-653-5600
Hours: 24 hours
(Discounts for advanced booking, group rates on airport shuttles)

Veterans Taxi
781-235-1600
Hours: 24 hours

Wellesley Transportation
781-235-2200
Hours: 5 a.m.–midnight

Yellow Cab Newton
617-332-7700
Hours: 24 hours

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Driving from Route 95/128

Take Route 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. Drive straight on College Road until you see a sign for the Founders parking lot on the right; you’ll see a large steeple adjacent to the lot.

Driving from Route 90/Massachusetts Turnpike

Take Route 90/Massachusetts Turnpike 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. Drive straight on College Road until you see a sign for the Founders parking lot on the right; you’ll see a large steeple adjacent to the lot.

For specific driving directions from your location, please consult Mapquest.com.

Parking

BEMF is pleased to offer free parking for performances at Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College in the Founders Parking Lot, located a short walk in front of the chapel. Click here for a detailed map of the Wellesley College campus.

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