Public Transportation to/from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

M2 Shuttle and MASCO : Many students and staff at the Harvard Chan School use the M2 shuttle that directly connects the Longwood Campus to the Harvard campus in Cambridge. It also makes several stops along the way. The shuttle is free to Harvard Chan students with a Harvard ID. MASCO provides general commuter information to the Longwood area, including other shuttles to other areas of Boston and driving/parking options.

MBTA : The Harvard Chan School is accessible via bus or train, and more information can be found on the MBTA website.

  • Train: The Green E Line train stops at Brigham Circle, directly in front of the school. The Green D Line Longwood stop is a ten minute walk.
  • Bus: The 39 bus drops off on Huntington Ave directly in front of the school. The campus is also within a short walk of the 8, 19, 60, 65 and 66 bus lines.


Bicycles are not allowed in the School’s buildings. Register your bicycle online through the Harvard-Longwood Parking Office and park it in one of the Harvard Chan School bicycle cages. Students, faculty, and staff should register their bicycles with the HMS Commuter Service and Parking Office.

The HMS Commuter Service and Parking Office can be reached by phone at 617-432-1111 or via e-mail at


The Harvard Longwood Bicyclists is an on campus bicycle community that provides information and resources to Harvard Longwood cyclists. They can be reached by visiting their website


Driving Directions to Harvard Chan can be found online. Parking is very limited and can be purchased from area garages for daily or monthly rates. Street parking with 2-hour meters is available on Huntington Ave. Use of public transportation is strongly advised. There is no parking available to Harvard Chan School students on campus.

Amtrak Downeaster

The Amtrak Downeaster is your car-free connection from Brunswick, Maine to Boston, Massachusetts and points in between. Shop at the world famous L.L. Bean in Freeport. Stroll through historic New Hampshire cities. Take in the endless array of entertainment in downtown Boston.

Multi-ride passes are priced event lower than regular fares and far less than the cost of driving. The passes are valid for unreserved seating, which means you can ride any train without advanced reservations.

College 6Tix: Valid for 6 one-way trips between and two stations for just $86. Valid for 1 year from date of purchase.