J-WEL Week – October 2017 – Travel 2017-09-26T11:20:26+00:00

  1. J-WEL Week
  2. October 9-12, 2017 - MIT, Cambridge MA
  3. For members and invited guests

Venue

Accommodations

Please email jwel@mit.edu for availability of hotel rooms.

Map: Hotels to Venue

Getting to MIT

From the Airport

  • Logan International Airport
    Boston and Cambridge are served with international and domestic flights into Boston Logan International Airport (BOS).
  • Subway/MBTA
    The nearest station is Kendall/MIT – Red Line. From Logan Airport, take the complimentary Silver Line MBTA bus from the airport terminal to South Station, the last stop. From there, transfer to the subway/MBTA Red Line headed in the direction of Alewife and get off at the Kendall/MIT station. The station is approximately 0.3 mile/6 minute walk from the venue.
  • Taxi
    Approximately $35.00 USD one way from BOS / Logan International Airport. The trip between the airport and MIT can take as little as 15 minutes without traffic or over 30 minutes with traffic. Please allow ample time for travel.

  • Lyft/Uber
    Both Lyft and Uber operate in Boston, Cambridge and the surrounding area. The trip between the airport and MIT can take as little as 15 minutes without traffic or over 30 minutes with traffic. Please allow ample time.

Train

  • Amtrak
    Boston is served by rail by Amtrak into Boston South Station. To reach MIT take the subway/MBTA Red Line toward Alewife and exit at the Kendall/MIT station. The station is approximately 0.3 mile/6 minute walk from the venue.

Driving

  • Driving and parking in Boston and Cambridge can be challenging
    We strongly suggest taking public transportation or walking to the program from one of our selected hotels.

  • Directions
    Driving from the airport, follow the signs to the Sumner Tunnel. Enter the tunnel and stay in the right lane. At the end of the tunnel, continue to stay in the right lane, start down an incline and bear to the right immediately at the sign for Storrow Drive. Take Exit 26 for Cambridge/Somerville. Follow the signs for Back Bay/Cam­bridge (do not take the exit for Cambridge/Somerville). Stay in the right lane and follow the signs for Storrow Drive Westbound. After you pass under the pedestrian bridges, change to the left lane and take the exit on your left for 2A North. Turn right onto Harvard Bridge (Massachusetts Avenue). MIT’s main entrance is 77 Massachusetts Avenue, and it will be on the right at the third set of traffic lights. To reach the venue, continue to Vassar Street and turn right. McGovern Brain Institute will be on your left just before the next traffic light.

Parking

  • 4 Cambridge Center: Entrance on Ames St. or Broadway

  • 5 Cambridge Center, East Garage: Entrance on Ames St./Broadway | Open 24 Hours

  • 7 Cambridge Center, West Garage: Entrance on Ames St /Galileo Way | Open 24 Hours

  • 10 Cambridge Center, North Garage: Entrance on Binney St. off Broadway | Open 24 Hours

  • Technology Square Garage: Entrance on 595 Technology Square | Open 24 Hours