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Directions

The New England College of Optometry campus is located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, and is easily accessible by public transportation.

NECO’s address is:
424 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02115

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Driving

From Eastern New Hampshire, Maine or points North

Follow I-95 South to RT-1 South to Boston via the Tobin (Mystic River) Bridge. Take Storrow Drive exit. Take second exit off Storrow Drive, which is the Back Bay/Copley Square exit on the left. Take immediate right onto Beacon Street. Proceed eight blocks to the corner of Beacon and Hereford Streets.

From Vermont

Take I-91 to Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East (at Springfield, MA). Follow Western Massachusetts directions below.

From New Hampshire

Take I-93 South to Storrow Drive exit. Take second exit off Storrow Drive which is the Back Bay/Copley Square exit on the left. Take immediate right onto Beacon Street. Proceed eight blocks to the corner of Beacon and Hereford Streets.

From Western Massachusetts

Follow the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) east and take the Copley Square exit. After exiting, bear right and follow the Copley Square signs. Turn left onto Dartmouth Street (you will see the Copley Marriott Hotel and the Westin Hotel on your right). Keep going straight ahead six blocks until you reach Beacon Street. Take a left and proceed up to Hereford Street. We are on the corner of Beacon and Hereford Street.

From Points South

Take I-84 North and join the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) east at Sturbridge, MA. Follow the Mass Turnpike to Boston and exit at Copley Square exit. Follow Western Massachusetts directions above.

From Rhode Island

Take I-95 north, exit at Route 128 north and follow the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) east toward Boston. Follow Western Massachusetts directions above.

Public Transportation

The College is within walking distance of several MBTA services, including both trains and buses. Consult the MBTA’s website for up-to-the-minute information on schedules and services.

Nearby services include:

Green line train at Hynes Convention Center
Green line train at the Prudential Center
Bus #1 and CT1 at Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street