Phone: 1 617 353 2600. Fax: 1 617 353 9393. Email: dept at physics.bu.edu.
590 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
From Logan Airport (BOS)
Take Route 1-A through the Sumner Tunnel (toll). Bear right and follow signs onto Storrow Drive. Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore Square exit. Take a right onto Commonwealth Avenue and continue until you reach the main building at 590 Commonwealth Avenue (opposite 595 Comm. Ave., BU School of Management). If you take a taxi, it should be approximately $35.
Alternatively, via public transportation (the MBTA),Take the free Airport Shuttle Bus (which stops at all terminals outside baggage claim) to the MBTA station, this is the Blue Line. Take an Inbound train to Government Center. Change to the Green Line Outbound (or Westbound) and take the Boston College (B) train to the first above ground stop, Blandford St. The Physics Department will be on the other side of Commonwealth Ave. Alternatively, at Government Center take either the Riverside (D) or Cleveland Circle (C) train to Kenmore square. From there, walk westbound on Beacon St. approximately 400 meters to the Physics Department.
From other locations on the MBTA or Commuter Rail (South Station, etc.)
The Department is on the Boston College (B) train within the Green Line system. You must first get onto a B train, via Park Street (from the Red Line or Orange Line) or Government Center (from the Blue Line). Coming from the Orange line, you will need to get off at the Downtown Crossing stop and walk through the Winter Street Concourse to arrive at Park Street Station. More detail can be obtained from the MBTA website.
Driving, from the West
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East to Exit 18, Brighton/Cambridge. Exit left. Follow signs to Cambridge to the second set of lights. Turn right at the lights onto Storrow Drive. Exit Storrow Drive at the Kenmore Square exit. Take a right onto Commonwealth Avenue and continue until you reach 590 Comm. Ave.
Driving, from the South or the North
Take I-93 into Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive, and take Storrow Drive until the Kenmore Square exit. Take a right onto Commonwealth Avenue and continue until you reach 590 Comm. Ave.