Travel

A bus full of students wearing the Global Youth Summit t-shirt

Please make travel arrangements (arrival and departure) as soon as possible.

Traveling by Plane:

If you are arriving by plane, please arrange your travel to Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS). We will meet you at the airport and provide transportation to Brandeis University. We will also provide transportation back to the airport at the end of the program. We ask that all participants try to book travel that gets the to Logan no later than 1pm on arrival day. On departure day flights can be booked anytime after 11am (for App Design, Service Corps, BIMA and Genesis) or anytime after 2pm (for YLS and GYS).

We will be running free shuttles to and from the airport to Brandeis on arrival and departure days. You will receive instructions about where to meet our Brandeis staff. On arrival days, shuttles from the airport to Brandeis will run from 8am-2pm.  On departure days for App Design, Service Corps, BIMA and Genesis, shuttles to the airport will run 9am-12pm.  On departure days for YLS and GYS, shuttles to the airport will run 11am-2pm.  

Traveling by Train:

If you are arriving by train, please arrange your travel to the Route 128 train station in Westwood, MA (RTE). We will meet you at the station and provide transportation to Brandeis University.  We will also provide transportation back to the station at the end of the program. Please try to book travel that will have you arriving to Route 128 no later than 1pm on arrival day. On departure day, trains can be booked anytime after after 11am (for App Design, Service Corps, BIMA and Genesis) or anytime after 2pm (for YLS and GYS). A Brandeis staff member will meet you in the waiting area of the train station.

If you are unable to arrange travel during those times, we understand. Brandeis Precollege Programs will pick up ALL teens arriving to Boston Logan Airport and Route 128 (RTE) train station, and will ensure their return at the end of the program. Please be aware, however, that if you book a flight that arrives very early on arrival day, or departs very late on departure day, you will end up with a longer day at the airport.

Traveling by Car:

We ask that participants arriving by car arrive between 1pm - 3pm. Participants of App Design, Service Corps, BIMA and Genesis should be picked up between 9-11am on departure day. Participants of YLS and GYS should be picked up between 12pm-2pm on departure day. Signs will be posted on the campus to direct you.

Arrival/Departure Destinations

Boston Logan Airport

Boston Logan Airport is an international airport with four passenger terminals. It is located in the East Boston neighborhood of the city. Logan has free public wifi.

In light traffic, Logan airport is about a 25-minute drive from the Brandeis campus.

Westwood Amtrak Station

The Westwood, MA/Rt. 128 Amtrak train station is served by most commuter trains on the MBTA Commuter Rail Providence/Stoughton Line, and all Amtrak Northeast Regional and Acela Express intercity trains.