Downtown Springfield is right off Route I-91. For best results use GPS or Google Maps. Currently there are sections of I-91 in Massachusetts under construction. Work could affect exit/entrance ramps and parts of I-291.
See the dedicated Parking page.
Three bus lines service Springfield: FlixBus, Greyhound, and Peter Pan. For bus service from Boston’s Logan Airport to Springfield, see “Bus Service from Logan” below.
FlixBus. All buses arrive in Springfield at MGM Grand Springfield located at One MGM Way. From there, it is about a 7-minute walk to the Mass Mutual Center. Tickets must be purchased online. Buses are wheelchair accessible, but this accommodation must be specified when tickets are purchased. For additional information, schedules, and ticket prices see https://www.flixbus.com/.
Greyhound. There are two stops in Springfield both conveniently located to the Mass Mutual Center: Springfield Union Station (66 Lyman Street; 11-minute walk to the Mass Mutual Center) and MGM Grand Springfield (One MGM Way; 7-minute walk to the Mass Mutual Center). Tickets must be purchased online or at a full-service terminal. All Greyhound buses are wheelchair accessible. For additional information, schedules, and ticket prices see https://www.greyhound.com/ or call 800 231 2222.
Peter Pan. All buses arrive in Springfield at Springfield Union Station located at 66 Lyman Street. It is about an 11-minute walk to the Mass Mutual Center. The ticket counter is open from 7:45 AM to 7:15 PM Thursday through Sunday and from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday. All Peter Pan buses are wheelchair accessible. For additional information, schedules, and ticket prices see https://www.springfieldunionstation.com or https://peterpanbus.com/.
Amtrack trains arrive at Springfield Union Train Station located at 66 Lyman Street which is an 11-minute walk or a short taxi ride to the Mass Mutual Center. For additional information, schedules, and ticket prices see https://www.amtrak.com/home.html or call 800-USA-RAIL. Accessibility information can e obtained at https://www.amtrak.com/accessible-travel-services.
- Ace Taxi: 413-781-7777
- Tommy’s Taxi : 413-534-3333
- PHL Airport Taxi & Car Service: 610-653-0033
- Avis, 100 Congress St, Springfield, MA 01104, 413-733-3092Natali
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 765 E Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA 01105, 413-739-2344
- SIXT Rent-a-Car, 504 St. James Avenue, Springfield, MA 01109, 413-731-6900
King Gray Coach Lines offers charter services for groups of any size. The fleet features 56 luxury motor coaches, wheelchair accessible coaches, 14- and 25- passenger mini-buses, and 5/6-passenger mini-vans. To arrange a charter, call 413-593-3939 for an immediate quote, or use the request a quote form (https://www.king-gray.com/contact-us.html) for a response within one business day.
Bradley International Airport (BDL). The nearest airport is Bradley International Airport. The airport is approximately 13 miles south of downtown Springfield.
The general information number for Bradley International Airport is 860 594 2530. Accessibility information for Bradley Airport can be found at https://bradleyairport.com/learn/accessibility/. The estimated taxi fare is between $95 and $120.
Logan International Airport (BOS). Logan International Airport is located in Boston, MA, and is approximately 95 miles east of Springfield. Boston Logan Airport has three terminals for domestic flights: A, B, and C. A map and terminal guide is available at https://www.ifly.com/logan-international-airport/terminal-map.
There are several public and private transportation options to Springfield.
The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) provides complimentary shuttle bus service between the terminals and the MBTA Blue Line (subway).
Getting to South Station: Both bus and train service from Boston to Springfield leave from South Station. The MBTA Silver Line buses stop at each terminal at Logan and are FREE going to South Station. It takes approximately 35 minutes to get from Logan to South Station. (You will have to pay $2.40 on the return trip, however.)
Bus Service from Logan: Peter Pan Bus Lines has daily bus service between Springfield and Logan. Buses depart from South Station and are equipped with WiFi, DVD players, and iPOD jacks. The trip takes anywhere from 2 ½ to 4 ½ hours, depending on the schedule. Visit https://peterpanbus.com/ for schedules and to buy tickets.
Train Service from Boston: Six daily trains leave Boston from South Station to Springfield. Traveling by train from Boston to Springfield usually takes around 4 ½ hours, but the fastest Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train can make the trip in 2 hours and 24 minutes. Prices range from $30 (coach) to $100 (business) and increase the closer you get to the departure date, so reserve early. To make train reservations and access schedules and fees, visit www.amtrak.com.
Rental cars from Logan: All of the major rental car companies operate at Logan International Airport. They include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless, Sixt, and Thrifty. Renting a car is relatively easy at Boston Logan Airport. Take a free shuttle bus, located at the lower level of each terminal, to The Car Rental Center at 15 Transportation Way. Car rental at Boston Airport includes a complimentary shuttle to the airport terminals after you have returned the car.
Travelers with Disabilities: Massport Shuttle Buses serve all terminals at approximately 10 minute intervals; all buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts. They also serve the MBTA Airport Station, Logan Water Shuttle dock, and Economy Parking. Buses are equipped with a visual and audio stop announcement system. Distances from curbside drop off areas to airline ticket counters vary from 50 – 200 feet. Curbside skycap services are available from most airlines. Additional information regarding ADA compliance and accessibility information for Logan Airport and the Massport Shuttles can be found at https://www.massport.com/logan-airport/inside-the-airport/ada-compliance-and-accessibility/.
NOTE: Schedules, fees, and availability of transportation services can and do change frequently. Contact the company directly to confirm the options for your plans to travel to Springfield and NERGC 2023.