Some of our sponsor can help you to get around in the Boston area:

Zipcar is a car sharing and car club service. It is an alternative to traditional car rental and car ownership.

A member-based car-sharing program by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Ridescout enables seamless multimodal experiences and connect transit commerce to app users worldwide.

Bridj is a transportation system that adapts in real-time to where you live, work, and play.

Lyft gets you rides in minutes. Download the app, request a ride with the tap of a button, and get picked up by a  local driver within minutes.

Metro-Boston's bicycle sharing system. 1,400+ bikes at more than 150 stations across Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, & Somerville.




Or take public transportation

To get to the Media Lab take the Red Line subway to the Kendall/MIT Station.

At the Kendall/MIT stop, you will surface on Main Street in Kendall Square. Facing Main Street, with the Marriott Hotel and the MIT Coop to your back, proceed right (west) to the first traffic light. This is the intersection of Main Street and Ames Street, with Legal Seafoods on the corner. Turn left onto Ames Street. The Media Lab is a large, contemporary, white­tiled building.

For information on Boston's public transportation system, including maps and schedules for bus, subway, and commuter rail service, please consult the

More information on flights

Boston Logan International Airport serves as the gateway to New England with more than 75 domestic and 44 international destinations. More information can be found here:

How to get to the MIT Media Lab: 

By Taxi — Taxi fare from the airport is about $20­ to $25. During non­rush hour, the taxi ride will take about 15 minutes. During rush hour, the ride could take 30 minutes and more.

By Subway — From any terminal at Logan Airport, take the Silver Line bus to South Station. At South Station, change to the Red Line subway to Kendall/MIT (inbound toward Alewife). Under normal conditions the ride will take about 30 minutes. It is free from the airport and costs $2.00 to the airport.

Getting around by car

If you have to drive, you can get direction here: 

Information on parking can be found here: