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The new Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and the Hynes Convention Center are centrally located facilities right in the heart of Boston - easily accessible from the airport, Boston hotels, and major highways and roads. See the links below for Boston maps and directions by automobile to both the BCEC and the Hynes.

BCEC Directions by Automobile
BCEC Parking
Hynes Directions by Automobile
Hynes Parking

MBTA Trip planner (Customized public transportation directions based on your starting point.  Please use 415 Summer Street as your destination for BCEC, 900 Boylston Street for Hynes.)

 

BCEC Directions  (top)

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA

MBTA (Public Transportation) information

The Silverline which will service the South Boston Waterfront and this building will not be available until the end of November or beginning of December of 2004.

However, you can take the MBTA #7 bus (South Station to City Point). It will let you off at the front door of the facility.

Directions to the
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street

FROM Logan International Airport and Route 1A South: Follow the signs towards “I-90 West”- Ted Williams Tunnel. Take I-90 West/Ted Williams Tunnel to Exit 25, “South Boston”. At the top of the ramp take a right onto Congress Street.  Take the next right onto D Street.  At the second set of lights on D Street, turn right onto Summer Street. The BCEC will be immediately on the left.

FROM Western Massachusetts via Massachusetts Turnpike: Follow the Massachusetts Turnpike /I-90 East to Exit 25, “South Boston”. At the top of the ramp, bear left towards “Seaport Boulevard”.  At the first set of lights, take a right onto Congress Street.  Take the second right onto D Street. At the second set of lights on D Street, turn right onto Summer Street. The BCEC will be immediately on the left.

FROM Points South via I-93 (passenger vehicles ONLY): Take I-93 North to Exit 20 (immediately after Exit 18).  Follow the signs to “I-90 East”.  Take the first tunnel exit to "South Boston". At the first set of lights, take a right onto Congress Street.  Take the second right onto D Street. At the second set of lights on D Street, turn right onto Summer Street. The BCEC will be immediately on the left.

FROM Points South via I-93 (commercial vehicles ONLY/Truck Route): Take I-93 North to Exit 18 “Massachusetts Ave”.   At the first set of lights, take a right onto the South Boston Bypass Road.  Take a right onto Cypher Street, and then turn left into the BCEC at C Street.

FROM Points North via I-93: Take I-93 South to Exit 23, “Purchase Street/South Station”. Take the first left onto Congress Street, follow Congress Street for approximately 1.0 mile. At the 7th set of lights; take a right onto D Street.  At the second set of lights on D Street, turn right onto Summer Street. The BCEC will be immediately on the left.

Directions from the
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street

TO Logan International Airport and the North Shore: From the BCEC, take a right onto Summer Street; at the first set of lights, take a left onto D Street.  At the first set of lights on D Street, take a left to the I-90 on-ramp.  Stay left and follow the signs to “I-90 East” and “Ted Williams Tunnel”.

TO Western Massachusetts via Massachusetts Turnpike: From the BCEC, take a right onto Summer Street; at the first set of lights, take a left onto D Street.  At the first set of lights on D Street, take a left to the I-90 on-ramp.  Stay right and follow the signs to “I-90 West”.

TO Points South via I-93 (passenger vehicles ONLY): From the BCEC, take a right onto Summer Street; at the first set of lights, take a left onto D Street.  At the first set of lights on D Street, take a left to the I-90 on-ramp.  Stay right and follow the signs to “I-90 West - Worcester/Quincy”.  Once on I-90 West, take the first right-hand exit to Exit 23 “I-93 South”.

TO Points South via I-93 (commercial vehicles ONLY/Truck Route): From the BCEC, take a right Cypher Street. At the end of Cypher Street, take a left onto Bypass Road. Follow signs to I-93 South.

TO Points North via I-93: From the BCEC, take a right onto Summer Street; take the first left onto D Street. At the second set of lights on D Street, turn left onto Congress Street.  At the next set of lights, turn left and follow the signs to “I-93 North”. 

See "Boston Transportation" for information on Logan Airport, Amtrak train service, bus service, taxi and limo service, and public transportation via the MBTA.

BCEC Parking (top)

EDIC Garage
10 Dry Docks Avenue
617-722-4300

600-700 spaces
Hours: 7 days, 6am - 8pm

Directions:
EDIC Garage is located in the Marine Industrial Park in the 600 block of Summer Street. Drivers traveling east on Summer Street from the South Station area, cross over the Summer Street Bridge and travel approximately 1.25 miles. The entrance to the Marine Industrial Park is on your left. The street entering the park is Drydock Avenue. Boston Design Center (BDC) is the second building on the right. EDIC maintains a covered parking facility, opposite the BDC lot, on Drydock Avenue for daily/monthly parking.

Fitz-Inn Auto Parks
10 Necco Street
30-60 Necco Street
617-426-1556

Necco Garage
594 spaces
Hours: Monday - Friday, 6am - 9pm Weekends, closed

Necco Open Lot
94 spaces
Hours: Monday - Friday, 5:30am - 4pm Weekends, closed

Directions:
From Expressway (Route 93), exit at South Station, follow Summer Street southbound across channel.
From Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90), exit at Downtown Boston/South Station, turn right on Summer Street.

Fitz-Inn Auto Parks
11 Stillings Street
617-357-7340

550 spaces
Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:30am - 10pm Weekends, closed

Directions:
From Expressway southbound (Route 93), exit at High Street/Congress Street. Left on Stillings Street.
From Expressway northbound (Route 93), exit at South Station/Chinatown, follow Atlantic Avenue to Congress Street. Left on Stillings Street.

Fitz-Inn Auto Parks
17-31 Farnsworth Street
617-737-8161

325 spaces
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7am - 10pm Weekends, 9am - 6pm

Directions:
From Expressway southbound (Route 93), exit at High Street/Congress Street.
From Expressway northbound (Route 93), exit at South Station/Chinatown, follow Atlantic Avenue to Congress Street.

Seaport Garage
286 Congress Street
617-542-0174

1922 spaces
Hours: 7 days, 24 hrs.

Directions:
From Logan International Airport and Route 1A South: Follow the signs towards I-90 West - Ted Williams Tunnel. Take the Ted Williams Tunnel to Exit 25. At the top of the ramp proceed straight onto B Street. Follow B Street to the end and take a right onto Seaport Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be on your right.

From Western Massachusetts via Massachusetts Turnpike: Follow the Massachusetts Turnpike/Interstate 90 East to Exit 25 - South Boston. At the top of the ramp, take a left and proceed straight onto East Service Road. At the first set of lights, take a right onto Seaport Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be approximately .25 miles on the right.

From Points South via I-93: Heading northbound on Interstate 93 towards Boston, take Exit 20, which will be immediately after Exit 18. Follow the signs to I-90 East. Take the first exit to South Boston. At the first set of lights at the top of the ramp, proceed straight onto East Service Road. At the next set of lights, take a right onto Seaport Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be approximately .25 miles on the right.

From Points North via I-93: Heading southbound on Interstate 93 Boston, take Exit 23, High Street. At the bottom of the ramp, proceed straight onto Purchase Street. Take the first left onto Congress Street. Take the next left onto Atlantic Avenue. Take the next right onto Seaport Boulevard and follow Seaport Boulevard for approximately .8 miles. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be on the right, just past the Seaport Boulevard/B Street intersection.

From Points West via Storrow Drive: Take Storrow Drive East to Leverett Circle and follow signs for Interstate 93 South/Logan Airport. Once on Interstate 93 South, follow directions from Points North.

Stanhope Garage
338 Congress Street
617-338-5657

Apprx. 60 spaces
Hours: Monday - Friday, 6am - 11pm Weekends, closed

Stanhope Garage
(Congress Street Garage)

381 Congress Street
617-426-5326

40 spaces
Hours: Monday - Friday, 6am - 11pm Weekends, closed

Sunpark Inc.
(The Parking Spot)

28 Northern Avenue
617-737-0910

1531 spaces
Hours: Monday - Friday, 5am - 8pm Weekends, 8am - 4pm

Transpark
390 Congress Street
617-737-3363

1200 spaces
Hours: Monday - Friday, 24 hrs. Weekends, 6am - 10pm

Transpark
(McCourt-Broderick Ltd. Partnership)
25 Northern Avenue
617-451-7732

850 spaces
Hours: Monday - Friday, 24 hrs. Weekends, 6am - 10pm

Hynes Directions (top)

Getting to the Hynes is very easy. Located in the Back Bay neighborhood, it's just four miles from Logan International Airport. The subway is only a block away, and two major roadways, Route 93 and Route 90 (Massachusetts Turnpike), are also nearby. The main entrance to the Hynes is at 900 Boylston Street and is easily accessible to taxis and buses via an access lane, which is set apart from Boylston Street. It may be easy to get here, but once you've experienced all we have to offer, you may find it quite difficult to leave.

The address is:
Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115


Driving from Logan Airport:

Logan International Airport is a mere four miles from the Hynes Convention Center and can be reached by subway for a $1.00 fare ($1.25 for D Green Line) or by taxi for approximately $20.00.

If you are driving:

  • Follow direction sign from terminals to Sumner Tunnel/Rte. 93 North

  • Take the Rte. 93 North ramp as you exit the Sumner Tunnel

  • Exit at Storrow Drive (26 B)

  • Follow Storrow Drive approximately 2 miles to the Fenway/Kenmore Exit (1st exit after Massachusetts Ave., on left)

  • Stay left as you exit Storrow Drive going toward the Fenway

  • Continue to 1st set of lights, staying left, going onto Boylston Street

  • Go through 4 sets of lights on Boylston Street

  • The Hynes Convention Center's main entrance driveway will be on the right immediately after going through the 4th set of lights.

Driving from Harvard Square:

  • Follow Massachusetts Avenue toward Boston, through Central Square, past MIT

  • Cross the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge over the Charles River

  • Go through 5 sets of lights, staying left, to the 6th set of lights at Boylston Street

  • Turn left onto Boylston Street

  • Go through the next set of lights on Boylston Street

  • The Hynes Convention Center's main entrance driveway will be on the right immediately after going through the 4th set of lights

Driving from Waterfront, North Station, Quincy Market:

  • Get onto Rte. 93 North and take the Storrow Drive Exit (26 B), staying left descending exit ramp

  • Go through tunnel on the left, onto Storrow Drive

  • Follow Storrow Drive approximately 2 miles to the Fenway/Kenmore Exit (1st exit after Massachusetts Ave., on left)

  • Stay left as you exit Storrow Drive going toward the Fenway

  • Continue to 1st set of lights, staying left, going onto Boylston Street

  • Go through 4 sets of lights on Boylston Street

  • The Hynes Convention Center's main entrance driveway will be on the right immediately after going through the 4th set of lights

Driving from Massachusetts Turnpike (Rte. 90 East):

  • Take Exit 22 (Prudential/Copley Place)

  • Stay left as you exit and turn onto Huntington Avenue, staying left while on Huntington Avenue

  • At the next set of lights (Belvidere Street), take a right

  • Follow the curve in Belvedere Street to the next right hand turn in front of the Sheraton Boston Hotel driveway, bearing right onto Dalton Street

  • At lights turn right onto Boylston Street

  • The Hynes Convention Center's main entrance driveway will be on the right immediately after going through the 4th set of lights

Driving from Rhode Island:

  • Take Rte. 95 North to Rte. 93 North

  • Continue on Rte. 93 and follow directions below from Cape Cod

Driving from Cape Cod/South Shore Rte. 3 North/Rte. 93 North:

  • Follow signs to Boston (Rte. 93 North) - Take Exit 16 (Andrew Square Exit)

  • Take left at traffic light at top of ramp - Continue straight about 1 mile to Boylston Street

  • At light take right onto Boylston Street

  • After next set of lights, the Hynes Convention Center's main entrance driveway will be on your immediate right

Driving from N.H. Rte. 3 South/Rte. 93 South:

  • From Rte. 3 South, follow to the very end, onto Rte. 128 North

  • Stay on Rte. 128 North to the Rte. 93 cloverleaf, taking the 1st exit, Rte. 93 South

  • Follow Rte. 93 South staying to the far right as you get closer to Boston

  • Take Storrow Drive Exit (26 B)

  • Follow Storrow Drive approximately 2 miles to the Fenway/Kenmore Exit (1st exit after Massachusetts Ave., on left)

  • Stay left as you exit Storrow Drive going toward the Fenway

  • Continue to 1st set of lights, staying left, going onto Boylston Street

  • Go through 4 sets of lights on Boylston Street

  • The Hynes Convention Center's main entrance driveway will be on the right immediately after going through the 4th set of lights

Driving from Rte. 2 East:

  • Follow Rte. 2 East to the end, staying right at the end, bearing right at the last set of lights

  • Pass Alewife MBTA Station on your right, through all sets of lights to the rotary

  • Enter the rotary, taking the 2nd turnoff, keeping Fresh Pond on your right, to the next rotary

  • Bear right immediately at that rotary, keeping Fresh Pond on your right again, onto Fresh Pond Parkway, continue for about 1/2 mile curving left up the hill to the set of lights

  • Continue through the succeeding lights to the Soldiers Field Road/Memorial Drive Intersection, staying right, keeping Buckingham, Brown & Nichols Academy on your right, but changing lanes in front of the school to the left to enter Storrow Drive East over the brick bridge, crossing the Charles River and onto Storrow Drive East

  • Follow Storrow Drive to the Fenway/Kenmore Square Exit, merging at the top of the ramp and crossing over to the left lane

  • Continue to 1st set of lights, staying left, going onto Boylston Street

  • Go through 4 sets of lights on Boylston Street

  • The Hynes Convention Center's main entrance driveway will be on the right immediately after going through the 4th set of lights

Driving from Maine:

  • Take 95 South to 93 South (Exit 37 A)

  • Take 93 South to Storrow Drive (Exit 26 B)

  • Follow Storrow Drive approximately 2 miles to the Fenway/Kenmore Exit (1st exit after Massachusetts Ave., on left)

  • Stay left as exiting Storrow Drive toward the Fenway

  • Continue to 1st set of lights, staying left, going onto Boylston Street

  • Go through 4 sets of lights on Boylston Street

  • The Hynes Convention Center's main entrance driveway will be on the right immediately after going through the 4th set of lights

Train

Subway - The Hynes Convention Center is located on the Green Line (B,C, or D trains) at the Hynes Convention Center/ICA stop. The fare for the subway is $1.00. Once you get off the subway, choose any exit and follow the signs to the Hynes.

Take the Green Line B, C or D to Hynes Convention Center/ICA Station ($1.00/$1.25 for D). The Hynes entrance is 1 block east on Boylston Street from the Boylston Street Exit or two blocks from the Massachusetts Avenue Exit. If traveling on the Green line E, the closest stop is Prudential. Here, you can enter the Hynes via the Shops at Prudential. Use any entrance and follow the signs to the Hynes.

Amtrak/Commuter Rail - If traveling by commuter rail or Amtrak from points west or south of Boston, get off at the Back Bay Station and walk through the Copley Place Mall to the Prudential Center and follow the signs for the Hynes Convention Center.

Hynes Parking (top)

Within a three-block walk of the Hynes Convention Center are numerous parking garages totaling over 4,400 spaces. There is limited meter parking available around the Hynes and adjacent streets.

Prudential Center Parking Garage
800 Boylston Street
617-236-3060
2,000 spaces

Directions
The easiest entrance for Hynes conventioneers is either the Dalton Street Entrance or the Boylston Street Entrance.

Sheraton Boston Hotel Parking Garage
39 Dalton Street
617-236-6172

Directions
Take a right onto Dalton Street off of Boylston Street (immediately before the Convention Center); the Sheraton will be on the left. Off of Huntington Avenue going out of the city, take a right onto Belevedere Street (right after the Prudential Center), take next right onto Dalton Street; the Sheraton will be on the right. Off of Huntington going into the city, take a left onto Belvedere Street right before the Prudential Center.

Copley Place Parking Garage
100 Huntington Avenue
(Corner of Huntington Avenue & Dartmouth Street)
617-369-5025
830 spaces

Directions
Go straight down Boylston Street past the Convention Center, take a right onto Exeter Street; at light, garage will be directly across the street in front of you.

Boston Marriott Hotel Copley Place
100 Huntington Avenue
617-236-5800
VALET PARKING - 225 spaces

Directions
Go straight down Boylston Street past the Convention Center, take a right onto Ring Road (right before Lord & Taylor), at light bear left and immediately take a right into the garage.

Westin Copley Place Parking Garage
10 Huntington Avenue
617-262-9600
VALET PARKING - 265 spaces

Directions
Go straight down Boylston Street past the Convention Center, take a right onto Dartmouth Street, then a right onto Huntington Avenue. The entrance will be on your right.

Colonnade Hotel Parking Garage
120 Huntington Avenue
617-424-7000
Approximately 160 spaces

Directions
Go straight down Boylston Street past the Convention Center, take a right onto Ring Road (right before Lord & Taylor), at light take a right onto Huntington Avenue. Colonnade will be on the left.

Back Bay Hilton Hotel Parking Garage
40 Dalton Street
617-236-1100
220 spaces

Directions
Take a right onto Dalton Street off of Boylston Street (immediately before the Convention Center); the Hilton will be on the right. Off of Huntington Avenue going out of the city, take a right onto Belvedere Street (right after the Prudential Center), take next right onto Dalton Street; the Hilton will be on the left. Off of Huntington going into the city, take a left onto Belvedere Street right before the Prudential Center.

Auditorium Parking Garage
50 Dalton Street
617-247-8006
500 spaces

Directions
Take a right onto Dalton Street off of Boylston Street (immediately before the Convention Center); the garage will be on the right. Off of Huntington Avenue going out of the city, take a right onto Belvedere Street (right after the Prudential Center), take next right onto Dalton Street; the garage will be after the movie theater on the left. Off of Huntington going into the city, take a left onto Belvedere Street (right before the Prudential Center).

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115 USA • 617.954.2000 • Fax 617.954.2125
[email protected]