Directions and Parking

To Reach Harvard Square

From Logan Airport: 

By Cab: Each air terminal has a dispatcher. If you share a cab, it delivers you directly to your destination for about half the regular fare of approximately $20 while a solo ride can run from $30-40.

By Public Transport (MBTA): From terminals A, B, C, D, E: Take the Silver Line SL1 rapid-transit bus to South Station, then follow the directions below.

From South Station (Amtrak, Greyhound):

Take the Red Line subway inbound to Harvard Station (six stops). Walk through or around Harvard Yard to GSD at 48 Quincy St, Gund Hall.


From the Massachusetts Turnpike Take Exit 18 for Cambridge / Allston. Bear right after the tollbooth toward Cambridge (this is Cambridge St). At the first traffic light turn left onto Soldiers Field Road/Storrow Drive and follow the directions below.

From 93 north or south Take 93 to the Storrow Drive exit. Drive west and north toward Cambridge, and Storrow Drive will become Soldiers Field Road. From there, follow the directions below.

From Storrow Drive Take the Harvard Square Exit and cross the river. Continue North on JFK street through 4 sets of traffic lights (the 4th is Harvard Square proper). Continue straight through the 4th light and take the right fork down under the underpass and the left fork up to Cambridge Street (stay in the left lane). At the first traffic light there will be a fire station on the right, and Gund Hall (the GSD) will be diagonally opposite on the left at 48 Quincy St.


Students are strongly discouraged from bringing automobiles to Cambridge. Both University and commercial parking spaces are limited and inadequate to meet demand. The City of Cambridge restricts virtually all street parking to permanent residents with a city permit. Parking at University garages or lots may be accessed for at least $15.00 per day. For more information you may also contact the Harvard University Parking Office at 617.496.7827 or by email at

Parking Services is part of the Service Center located on the 8th floor of the Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138.

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