|Types of Transportation Available to Campus:|
Bradley International Airport near Hartford, CT, is 45 miles south of the University. Logan International Airport in Boston is 90 miles to the east. Peter Pan Bus Lines (800-343-9999) links the campus to Bradley and Logan airports as well as to points throughout the region. Amtrak trains (800-872-7245) serve Springfield; the station is 2 blocks from the Springfield bus station, where you can get a Peter Pan bus to campus. Amtrak also serves Amherst, with a station stop two miles from campus. Once on campus, the Pioneer Valley Transportation Authority serves the Five College Area.
|Driving Instructions to Campus:|
For driving instructions to campus, please visit the UMass Visitor's Center website:
|Local Accommodations: Near By:|
Campus Center Hotel (413-549-6000) is on campus. The University Motor Lodge (345 N. Pleasant St.; 413-256-8111) is within walking distance (a half-mile walk). There are several bed and breakfasts within a 1-2 mile radius of the campus, including the Lord Jeffery Inn. Information on B&Bs in the Amherst area can be found at http://www.fivecollegebb.com/.
There are numerous other lodging options slightly farther from campus. Visit the Hampshire Hospitality Group's website (http://www.hampshirehospitality.com/) for information on the local Holiday Inn Express and Howard Johnson's, as well as several other nearby accommodations.
The most comprehensive listing of information for visitors to the area -- including our numerous Bed and Breakfasts -- is found on the Chamber of Commerce's website:
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For comprehensive information on lodging, food, and attractions in Western Massachusetts, please visit MassLive: http://www.masslive.com/visitorsguide/. For accommodations in Boston, visit http://www.bostonusa.com.