From points north and south: Take Interstate 95 (Route 128) to Exit 24 (Route 30). Proceed east on Route 30, also known as Commonwealth Avenue, and follow for about five miles to Boston College.
From points west: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 17. At the first set of lights after the exit ramp, take a right onto Centre Street. Follow Centre Street to the fourth set of lights, and turn left onto Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue 1-1/2 miles to Boston College.
From downtown Boston: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 17. Take a left over the bridge after passing the Crown Plaza Hotel. Take the first right onto Centre Street. Follow above directions from Centre Street.
The Boston College branch of the MBTA’s “Green Line” (B) ends at the Boston-Newton boundary on Commonwealth Avenue. Cross the street and walk by St. Ignatius Church, and follow the perimeter road around to campus entrances.
Logan International Airport is located 10 miles from Boston College. Travel time to campus by car is about 30 minutes and 70 minutes by public transportation.
After arrival, take the blue shuttle at the airport (free) to the blue-line subway station, buy a ticket at the station ($3), take the blue-line train toward Bowdoin, change to the green line at the Government Center station, take the green-line train to Boston College
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a renowned institution of higher learning located in the Chestnut Hill section of Newton, Massachusetts, an attractive residential area about 6 miles from the heart of Boston. The campus offers easy access to the city with its numerous educational, research, cultural and recreational opportunities.