How to Get to Brandeis

Brandeis University is located just nine miles west of Boston, minutes away from both Interstate 95 and the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90), within easy reach of Logan International Airport.

Address
Shapiro Admissions Center
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453
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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 of South Street.

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 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 of South Street.

From I-95/Route 128 Southbound
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 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.

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By Air
The nearest airport is Boston's Logan Airport. Once you arrive in Boston, you may take the train (though there is no direct line from the airport to Brandeis), or you may choose to use a shuttle van service.