Directions

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From the Boston Area…

…By Car

Take I-90 West (Mass Pike) to Exit 11 for State Route 122 toward Millbury/Worcester (caution: do not take 11A). Drive 0.4 miles, then turn left at Grafton Road, MA-122N. Drive 3.3 miles, then at the traffic circle, take the 3 rd exit onto Grafton Street, 122N. Drive 0.4 miles, then take a slight right to merge onto I-290 East. Drive 0.8 miles, then take exit 17 for MA-9W. Drive 0.2 miles then turn left at Belmont Street/MA-9W. Drive 1.1 miles then continue straight onto Highland Street. Drive 0.4 miles, then at the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto Pleasant Street. Drive 1.3 miles. 1030 Pleasant Street will be on the left.

…By Bus

The Greyhound/Peter Pan bus lines pool provides bus service from Boston to Worcester. Travel time is approximately 1 hour.

…By Commuter Rail and Public Transportation

At Back Bay Station, take the MBTA Framingham/Worcester Line towards Worcester/Union Station (Train P557). Get off the Framingham/Worcester Line at Worcester/Union Station. Travel time is approximately 1 ½ hours. See the MBTA website or call (617) 222-3200 for more information.

For those arriving at Union Station in Worcester (the train station for the “T” or commuter line to/from Boston and Amtrak)
You can either walk the 400 meters from Union Station to the Franklin Street side of City Hall or take the 5, 15, or 16 Inbound bus from Union Station to City Hall.

From Franklin Street, take the 2 bus Outbound toward Tatnuck Square which departs weekdays at fifteen minutes before and after the hour from 5:45 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.. On Saturdays, the 2 bus Outbound departs Franklin Street at 20 minutes past the hour from 11:20 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. For the Sunday bus schedule, which is sporadic and does not begin until 11:30 a.m., please consult the Worcester Regional Transit Authority website.

You’ll exit the bus at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Wrentham Rd, which is just past the Temple located at 1030 Pleasant Street. (Begin to look for the Temple on the left hand side after you pass the intersection of Pleasant Street and May Street. You’ll pass the Temple on the left hand side of Pleasant Street just before the intersection with Wrentham Rd, noticeable by the prayer flags flying near the street. If you reach the major intersection of Pleasant Street and Mill Street, you’ve traveled about 400 meters too far, so get off there and make a short walk back in the direction from which you came.)

For those returning to Union Station in Worcester
The 2 bus Inbound can be boarded on Pleasant Street just west of the Temple entrance. On weekdays, it departs Tatnuck Square, which is about 800 meters west of the Temple, at five minutes and 35 minutes past the hour from 6:05 a.m. until 8:35 p.m. On Saturdays, the 2 bus Inbound departs Tatnuck Square at 40 minutes past the hour from 11:40 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.. On Sundays, the 2 bus Inbound departs Tatnuck Square at 11:50 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 1:40 p.m., 2:35 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 5:20 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Exit the bus at the City Hall stop. You may take any 5, 15, or 16 Outbound bus to Union Station or walk the 400 meters from City Hall to Union Station.

For more information and to confirm that the above information remains accurate for the date of your travel, please check the Worcester Regional Transit Authority website.


From Hartford, CT…

…By Car

Take I-84 East. Merge onto I-90 East (Mass Pike). Merge onto I-290 East toward Worcester. Take the RT-122A North exit, Exit 13, toward Kelley Sq. Turn left onto MA-122A/Vernon St. Turn left onto MA-122/MA-122A/Vernon St. Turn slight right onto MA-122A/Green St. Continue to follow MA-122/MA-122A (following signs to airport). Turn right onto Park Ave/MA-12/MA-122A/MA-9. Turn left onto Pleasant St. Pass through 1 roundabout. 1030 Pleasant St is approximately 2 miles from the roundabout on the left immediately after a large condominium complex on the right.

…By Bus

The Greyhound/Peter Pan bus lines pool provides bus service from Hartford to Worcester. Travel time is approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes.


From Providence, RI…

…By Car

Take I-95 North to RI-146 North via Exit 23 toward US-44 (crossing into MA). Merge onto I-290 E toward Worcester. Take the RT-122A North exit, Exit 13, toward Kelley Sq. Turn left onto MA-122A/Vernon St. Turn left onto MA-122/MA-122A/Vernon St. Turn slight right onto MA-122A/Green St. Continue to follow MA-122/MA-122A (following signs to airport). Turn right onto Park Ave/MA-12/MA-122A/MA-9. Turn left onto Pleasant St. Pass through 1 roundabout. 1030 Pleasant St is approximately 2 miles from the roundabout on the left immediately after a large condominium complex on the right.

…By Bus

The Bonanza bus line, operated by the Peter Pan bus line, provides bus service from Providence to Worcester. Travel time is approximately 55 minutes.