Public Transportation

The Main Campus of Boston Children's Hospital is easily accessible by public transportation. 

Subway ("T")

  • Take the Green Line "D" train to the Longwood stop.
  • Walk across the Riverway and follow Longwood Avenue four blocks to the hospital, which will be on your right.
  • OR
  • Take the Green Line "E" train to the Longwood Medical Area stop.
  • Walk down Longwood Avenue two blocks to the hospital, which will be on your left

Map of Longwood Medical Area
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Commuter Rail

As an alternative to driving into Boston, the commuter rail is accessible from numerous cities and towns surrounding the city as far away as Newburyport and Worcester, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island.

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The following buses stop at or near Boston Children's:

  • #8
  • #8A
  • #39
  • #47
  • #60
  • #65
  • #CT2
  • #CT3

Map of Longwood Medical Area
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Accessible Services / Special Needs Transportation

THE RIDE provides transportation for people who have a physical or mental disability that prevents them from using public transportation. THE RIDE is operated in compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and is a shared-ride service, which means you will be traveling with other people. Lift-equipped vans are used to serve persons with disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs and scooters. Call 617-222-3200.

More information about THE RIDE

More information

For more information on Boston's public transportation, visit the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) website, or call 617-222-3200.

MBTA brochures and information are also available at Children's Parking and Transportation Office, located in the Children's garage across from the hospital on Longwood Avenue.