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Amherst College is approximately two hours from downtown Boston, two and a half hours from Logan Airport and three hours north of New York City. A number of companies provide transportation to and from the campus.
The nearest airport is Bradley International Airport (Windsor Locks, CT) , which serves both Hartford, Connecticut, and Springfield, Massachusetts. Bradley is approximately an hour from campus; Logan Airport (Boston, MA) is two and a half hours from campus. Shuttle transportation from either airport to campus is available (see "Shuttle Services" below). If you're driving from Bradley, follow the Driving Directions.
Other airports within approximately two or two and a half hours from Amherst are Green Airport (Providence, RI), Manchester Airport (Manchester, NH) and Albany International Airport (Albany, NY).
Peter Pan Bus Lines, in partnership with Greyhound, has regular service to Amherst. Call (800) 237-8747.
Megabus has daily bus service from Amherst to New York City (through Hartford) and Burlington, Vt.
Within the Five College area, the Unversity of Massachusetts Transit System, in conjunction with the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, offers a bus service between the Five Colleges and surrounding towns.
Amtrak has limited service to Amherst and extensive service to Springfield, Massachusetts, just 30 minutes from campus. If arriving in Springfield, transportation to campus is available through Peter Pan Bus Lines, (800) 237-8747, or by shuttle (see below).
Valley Transporter provides shuttle service between the campus and nearby airports and train stations. Call (800) 872-8752 or (413) 253-1350 for information on rates, schedules and reservations.
Seemo Shuttle provides service in the Pioneer Valley and to Bradley, Logan and JFK airports. Call (800) 908-2829 or visit their Website to make reservations.
Bluebird Airport Shuttle and Car Service is located in South Hadley. Call (413) 221-4512.
Carey Worldwide Chauffeured Services may be reached at (800) 336-4646.
Exclusive Car Service, Inc. may be reached at (877) 695-4665.
Michael's Limousine Service may be reached at (800) 533-8470.
Royal Coach Limousines may be reached at (800) 325-1976 or (413) 592-1000.
The links on this page are provided for informational purposes only. Amherst College makes no specific recommendations.