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Map, Directions & Lodging

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Directions by car

From Logan International Airport

  1. Take I-90W to Exit 17
  2. Merge onto Centre Street
  3. Continue onto Galen Street
  4. Continue onto MA-16 E/Mt. Auburn Street
  5. Turn left onto Main Street
  6. Turn right onto Waverley Avenue
  7. Turn left onto Belmont Street
  8. Continue onto Warren Street
  9. Turn right onto Beaver Street
  10. Turn right onto Forest Street
  11. The Bentley main entrance will be on your right

From Points North

  1. Take Route 95/128 South to Exit 28/Trapelo Rd toward Belmont
  2. Turn left on Trapelo Road
  3. Turn right on Forest Street
  4. The main Bentley entrance will be on your left

From Points South

  1. Take Route 95/128 North to Exit 28A/Trapelo Rd toward Belmont
  2. Merge onto Trapelo Road
  3. Turn right on Forest Street
  4. The main Bentley entrance will be on your left

From Points East

  1. Take Route I-90W to Exit 14
  2. Follow signs to merge onto Route I-95/128 North
  3. Take Exit 27B
  4. Merge onto Wyman Street
  5. Take slight left to stay on Wyman Street
  6. Continue onto Winter Street
  7. Turn left onto Totten Pond Road
  8. Turn right onto Lexington Street
  9. Turn left onto Beaver Street
  10. At the traffic circle, take the second right and stay on Beaver Street
  11. Turn left onto Forest Street
  12. The main Bentley entrance will be on your right

From Points West

  1. Take Route I-90E to Exit 14
  2. Follow signs to merge onto Route I-95/128 North
  3. Take Exit 27B
  4. Turn right off exit onto Wyman Street
  5. Turn left onto Totten Pond Road
  6. Turn right onto Lexington Street
  7. Turn left onto Beaver Street
  8. At the traffic circle, take the second right and stay on Beaver Street
  9. Turn left onto Forest Street
  10. The main Bentley entrance will be on your right
Directions by train

There are three Amtrak Train stations located in the heart of Boston (Back Bay, North Station, South Station) and within 10 miles from Bentley University. Once you arrive at any of these stations, you can take a bus, a train, or a taxi to campus.

Learn more about:

  • Amtrak schedules and rates at Amtrak online or at 1.800.872.7245.
Directions by public transit

You can travel to Bentley via the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) commuter rail or bus services.

Commuter rail train service:

From Boston: From Boston's North Station, take the outbound Fitchburg/South Acton commuter rail line to either the Waverley or Waltham Center stations.

  • From the Waverley station, take the inbound 554 bus line to the Forest Street and Pigeon Lane stop in Waltham. It's a short walk to Bentley's main entrance on College Road.
  • From the Waltham Center station, take the outbound 554 bus line to the Forest Street and Pigeon Lane stop in Waltham. It's a short walk to Bentley's main entrance on College Road.

From points west: From the western suburbs, take the inbound Fitchburg/South Acton line to the Waltham Center or Waverley stations, and follow the 554 bus line directions listed above. 

Bus service:

From Boston: From the Federal and Franklin streets bus stop in Downtown Boston, take the outbound 554 bus line to the Forest Street and Pigeon Lane stop in Waltham. It's a short walk to Bentley's main entrance on College Road.

From points west: There is no bus service from the western suburbs to Waltham.

For more details on how to get to Bentley via public transit (including service schedules, handicap accessibility, and trip-planning assistance) visit the MBTA website or contact the MBTA at the following telephone numbers:

  • Main switchboard: 617.222.5000
  • Customer Support Services 617.222.3200
  • For travel information, schedules, comments, or complaints: 1.800.392.6100
  • Deaf or hearing-impaired: TTY 617.222.5146
Directions by air

Logan International Airport is 15 miles (approximately 30 minutes driving time in non-rush hour traffic) east of Bentley. For more information on the availability of flights, car rentals and special discounts, please explore the Logan International web site.

There are several transportation options that can bring you to the Bentley campus or your hotel. We encourage you to make arrangements for a reserved shuttle, taxi, rental car or bus line.

Taxi Cabs

Taking a taxi may be the easiest means of transportation between Logan Airport and Bentley. Taxi cabs are located on the lower level of each terminal at all hours. Several options including station wagons, handicap accessible and credit card taxis are available upon request from the airport. Instruct the cab driver to drop you off at Bentley College in Waltham. The cost of the taxi ride from Logan to Bentley is approximately $40. Please refer to the ground transportation section of the Logan International Airport web site for further information.

If you are traveling locally, we recommend you arrange a pick up from Central Square Taxi, available at 781.894.2000.

Rental Cars

There are several different options available if you are interested in renting your own car and touring the area at your leisure. Logan Airport provides service from eight major car rental agencies including: AlamoAvisEnterpriseHertz, and National.  For more information about availability or to make a reservation, visit the online car rental booking section of the Logan International web site.

Public Transportation

While it is possible to get to Bentley using public transportation, we recommend taking a taxi. If, however, you're feeling adventurous and would like to take public transportation, follow these directions:

  • Take the free Massport Shuttle Bus (#22 or #33 to the Airport T-Station Trains leave the Airport Station every 8 to 12 minutes daily).
  • Take the MBTA Red Line to the Harvard Square stop.
  • From Harvard Square, take the #73 bus and get off at Waverley Square (which is the last stop).
  • Pick up bus #554 and ask the driver to let you off at Bentley. (This bus also runs direct from downtown Boston, with connections in Newton to several other buses. Contact the MBTA for a more detailed schedule.)

Shuttle Service

We encourage visitors interested in a shuttle service, to make reservations with Ultimate Livery at 781.899.6161 or 877.899.6161. AirPorter provides extensive service between the campus and the airport. Reservations and a credit card deposit are required.

Directions by shuttle

Waverley Express Route

Take this route traveling through campus and connecting to Waverley Square in Belmont every 30 minutes to connect to the following five stops:

Bus Stops
• North Campus
• Falcone
• Collins
• Fenway – South Campus
• Waverley Square – Belmont MBTA Bus Station

Schedule
• Monday – Friday from 6:30 am - 12:00 am
• Saturday from 11:00 am -1:30 am
• Sunday from 11:00 am – 10:40 pm
• MBTA Bus #73 will be in service seven days a week from 5:00 am – 12:00 am

Shuttle Schedule 

Lodging

Accommodations Convenient to Bentley

Best Western TLC Hotel
781.890.7800
477 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, MA 02451
2.4 miles from campus

Courtyard by Marriott
781.419.0900
387 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
2.61 miles from campus

Do Good While You Sleep – Stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Boston/Waltham and 10% of the proceeds from your stay will be donated to support Bentley University! Please ask for the Bentley University rate when making your reservations.

Crowne Plaza Boston - Newton
617.969.3010
320 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02458
Request the Bentley University rate.
4.5 miles from campus

Embassy Suites Boston - Waltham
781.890.6767
550 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
2.94 miles from campus

Extended Stay America Boston - Waltham
781.622.1900
32 4th Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451
2.9 miles from campus

Hilton Garden Inn Boston - Waltham
781.891.0100
420 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, MA 02451
2.24 miles from campus

Hilton Garden Inn Boston - Burlington
781.891.8800
5 Wheeler Road
Burlington, MA 01803
Number of Rooms: 179
10 miles from campus

Holiday Inn Express - Waltham
781.890.2800
385 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
2.62 miles from campus

Do Good While You Sleep – Stay at the Holiday Inn Express and 10% of the proceeds from your stay will be donated to support Bentley University! Please ask for the Bentley University rate when making your reservations.

Inn at Hastings Park - Lexington 
781.301.6660
2027 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02421
4.9 miles from campus

HYATT House Boston/Waltham
781.290.0026
54 4th Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451
2.9 miles from campus

Westin Waltham - Boston
781.290.5600
70 3rd Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451
2.6 miles from campus