The University of Massachusetts is situated in Amherst (Western Massachusetts), about 2 hours drive from Boston and 3 hours drive from New York city The closest airports are Bradley International at Hartford, Connecticut (about 1 hours drive) and Logan International at Boston, Massachusetts (about 2 hours drive). The most flexible way to get to UMASS is by hiring a car, but public transport is also available. Driving instructions and information about public transport can be found below.
Directions for Drivers
From I-91 northbound, use exit 19 at
From I-91 southbound, use exit 25 and follow Route 116 south.
From the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) westbound, use exit 8 at Palmer, following Route 32 south to Palmer, Route 20 west, Route 181 north to Belchertown, and Route 9 west to Amherst.
From the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) eastbound, use exit 4 onto I-91 northbound and then follow I-91 northbound directions above
Please park in the Lincoln Campus Center Parking Garage. Shuttle transportation
will be provided to the
Map of Campus Highlighting
Public Transportation to UMass
By Bus/Limousine. Peter Pan Bus Lines have bus