Getting Around Boston

Boston is a friendly, walkable city with an excellent public transportation system - known as "The T" - which is operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. All of Boston’s downtown areas and neighborhoods are accessible by train, bus, trolley, or water transportation.

Public transportation

The T is the most popular form of public transportation for students since it is both affordable and easy to use. You'll find many options for travel should you choose to use it, including buses, trains, ferries, and subways.

MCPHS's campus is conveniently located on the Longwood Medical Area stop on the Green “E” Heath Street Line. We are also a walkable distance from the Ruggles stop on the Orange line.

The MBTA website has a useful tool called the Trip Planner which allows students to plan their transportation. This tool takes transit schedules and services into account and allows students to choose their preferred mode of transportation. For this and more info on public transportation routes, schedules, and more, visit

MCPHS students have access to the MBTA Semester Pass Program, which offers discounted rates off of the regular monthly T Pass price.

Car rental

Please note that we do not offer on-campus parking. We recommend the garage closest to us, which is located at 333 Longwood Avenue (Children's Hospital). There are a couple of cheaper options just a block farther at 350 Longwood Avenue and 375 Longwood Avenue.

Zip Car:

Bike rental

Bike rental:


Checker Cab: 617.536.7000
Town Taxi: 617.536.5000
ITOA: 617.268.1313
Metro Cab: 617.782.5500
Boston Cab: 617.536.5010
City Cab: 617.536.5100


Many of our students utilize convenient transportation and ride-sharing through Uber.