Directions and Parking
Brandeis University is located at 415 South Street in Waltham, Massachusetts, just nine miles west of Boston on a 235-acre suburban campus. The Security Gatehouse at the Brandeis University main entrance can provide you with a parking pass and directions. If the Security Gatehouse is closed please pick up a guest parking pass at the Department of Public Safety (Stoneman Building). The guest parking pass permits you to park anywhere the blue permit parking is allowed except for the Tower Lot. Brandeis also publishes an electronic campus map. electronic campus map.
FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE (INTERSTATE 90) EASTBOUND:
Take exit 14 for I-95/Rt 128. After the toll, keep left for 95/128 North. While on ramp, exit immediately onto exit 24 for Route 30. Bear left onto Route 30. Turn right at first traffic light onto River Road. Follow this for 1.5 miles, where it turns into South Street. Brandeis is 0.5 miles ahead on the left.
FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE (INTERSTATE 90) WESTBOUND:
Take exit 15 for I-95/Rt 128 and Route 30. After the toll, proceed straight for Route 30. Turn right at the end of the ramp, and then right again at first traffic light onto Route 30. Turn left at next traffic light onto River Road. Follow this for 1.5 miles, where it turns into South Street. Brandeis is 0.5 miles ahead on the left.
FROM I-95/ROUTE 128 SOUTHBOUND:
Take exit 24 for Route 30. At end of ramp, proceed through traffic light (across Route 30). This is River Road (River Road becomes South Street), and Brandeis is two miles ahead on the left.
FROM I-95/ROUTE 128 NORTHBOUND:
Take exit 24 for Route 30. Route 30 is one of several options at this exit, so follow signs carefully. Turn left at the top of the ramp onto Route 30. Turn right at the traffic lights. This is River Road (River Road becomes South Street), and Brandeis is two miles ahead on the left.
BY COMMUTER RAIL
Commuter train service is available from Boston's North Station (Fitchburg/South Acton line) to the Brandeis/Roberts Station that borders the campus. See MBTA commuter rail schedules for more information.
The nearest airport is Boston's Logan Airport, but alternatives are Providence, RI, or Manchester, NH. Once you arrive in Boston, you may take the train (though there is no direct line from the airport to Brandeis), or may choose to use a shuttle van service.