Location on campus
Raytheon Amphitheater in the Egan Engineering Research Center (building 60)
Traveling to Northeastern University
Northeastern’s vibrant campus is located in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston in the heart of the city. Below is an interactive map of Boston and the Back Bay area, as well as directions to our campus.
Northeastern is truly a campus within a city. For more information on our campus, please review our Northeastern Campus Map. One of the country’s greatest walking cities, having Boston in your backyard opens you up to a cultural hub. Take a short walk or hop on the easy-to-use public transportation system (MBTA Map) to explore popular nearby destinations by metro train or bus.
Directions from Select Hotels
The Midtown Hotel is located 0.4 miles from campus. Approximately 10-minute walk and 7-minute MBTA train ride to campus. Walk across the street to the underground Symphony Station and board the Green E line – Heath Street, take train 2 stops, exiting at Northeastern University stop.
Hilton Boston Back Bay is located 0.7 miles from campus. Approximately 15-minute walk and 12-minute train ride to campus. Walk 0.2 miles to the indoor Prudential Station and board the Green E line – Heath, take train 3 stops, exiting at Northeastern University stop.
The Inn at Longwood is located 0.9 miles from campus. Approximately 20-minute walk and 15-minute MBTA train ride to campus. Walk 0.4 miles to above ground Longwood Station and board the Green E line – Lechmere, take train 3 stops, exiting at Northeastern University stop.
Directions from Logan Airport, Boston
Exiting Logan Airport, merge onto Route I-90 West/Mass Pike/Ted Williams Tunnel. Proceed about 1.5 miles, and then take Exit 24 toward Route I-93. Merge onto Route I-93 South via the exit on the left. Take Exit 18, Massachusetts Avenue, toward Andrew Square. Bear right onto the Massachusetts Avenue connector. Proceed straight on the connector, which becomes Melnea Cass Boulevard. Continue for approximately two miles and turn left onto Columbus Avenue. The Renaissance Parking Garage is at 835 Columbus Avenue.
It is about a 25 min. ride from Logan Airport to Northeastern University and taxis are readily available at the airport.
Via Public Transportation View this link to learn about getting to Northeastern via public transportation from Logan Airport.
General Directions and Parking Information
Via public transportation
Northeastern University is accessible by subway via the MBTA Green Line and Orange Line trains. From downtown Boston, you can take a Green Line “E” train outbound to the Northeastern stop (the first stop above ground). The campus can also be reached from downtown via the Orange Line by taking any train going outbound to Forest Hills and getting off at Ruggles Station (which exits within Northeastern’s main campus). The MBTA commuter rail lines also connect with the Orange Line train at Ruggles Station, Back Bay Station, and North Station. View the (MBTA Map).
Driving from the north (via Route I-93 or Route 1)
Take the Storrow Drive exit, and proceed to the Fenway exit. Follow signs for Boylston Street inbound, and bear right onto Westland Avenue. Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue, proceed to the third traffic light, and turn right onto Columbus Avenue. The Renaissance Parking Garage is at 835 Columbus Avenue.
Driving from the west (via Route I-90, Massachusetts Turnpike)
Take Exit 22 (Copley Square), and bear right. Proceed to the first traffic light, and turn right onto Dartmouth Street. Take the next right onto Columbus Avenue. The Renaissance Parking Garage is at 835 Columbus Avenue.
Driving from the west (via Route 9)
Proceed east on Route 9; it will become Huntington Avenue. Turn right onto Ruggles Street. At the fourth traffic light, turn left onto Tremont Street. At the second set of lights, turn left onto Melnea Cass Boulevard, and then turn left onto Columbus Avenue. The Renaissance Parking Garage is at 835 Columbus Avenue.
Driving from the south (via I-93, Route 3)
Take Exit 18 (Massachusetts Avenue/Roxbury/Frontage Road). Turn left at the third light, staying in one of the two left lanes. Proceed straight onto Melnea Cass Boulevard. Continue for approximately two miles and turn left onto Columbus Avenue. The Renaissance Parking Garage is at 835 Columbus Avenue.