Directions and Visitor Information

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
Recorded Directions: (617) 973-FIND [3463]
General Information: (617) 973-3000

Federal Reserve Plaza is the iconic silver “washboard” building located in the block defined by Summer Street, Atlantic Avenue, Congress Street, and Dorchester Avenue, near South Station and Dewey Square, at the start of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

By Vehicle

as of March 2012

Coming from Logan International Airport:

  • Take Airport Exit towards I-90 West (Ted Williams Tunnel), continue through tolls and Ted Williams Tunnel.
  • Take Exit 24-25 towards I93 North/South Boston;  keep right at fork in ramp, then move quickly to the left lane.
  • At the lights, turn left onto Congress Street. 
  • The Bank is ahead on the right, at Congress Street and Atlantic Avenue.

From I-93 South or Route 1 South over the Central Artery, southbound:

  • Take the I-93 South/US-1 South towards Boston/Cape Cod to Exit 23 “Purchase Street/South Station.”
  • At top of ramp, continue straight on Purchase Street; at the 2nd set of lights, turn left onto Congress Street. 
  • The Bank is ahead on the right, at Congress Street and Atlantic Avenue.

From I-93 North (Southeast Expressway)  or Route 1 North, northbound:

  • Take Exit 20 “Logan Airport/Worcester/South Station” and follow South Station ramp.
  • At 2nd set of lights, turn right onto Kneeland Street; continue to the end and take a left onto Atlantic Avenue. 
  • The Bank is approximately ½ mile ahead on the right, at Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue.
From I-90 East (Massachusetts Turnpike) eastbound:
  • Take Exit 24A “South Station."
  • At end of ramp, continue straight on Atlantic Avenue.
  • The Bank is approximately ½ mile ahead on the right, at Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue.

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Parking Options

as of February 2012

  • Atlantic Wharf Garage offsite
    280 Congress Street
    617.603.7195
    Open 24 hours

    Continue down Summer Street and at the set of lights take a left onto Dorchester Avenue; at the next intersection take a left onto Congress Street; the garage entrance will be quickly on the right and is across the street from the Bank.
  • South Station Parking Garage offsite
    185 Kneeland Street (garage entrance)
    617.345.0202
    Open 24 hours

    Parking garage is located above the Greyhound bus station (at South Station) on Atlantic Avenue. Entrance to garage is on Kneeland Street.
  • Necco Street Garage offsite
    10 Necco Street
    617.426.1556

    Continue down Summer Street and go straight through lights at the intersection of Summer Street and Dorchester Avenue; at the next set of lights take a right onto Melcher Street; then take a right onto Necco Street. The second building on your left is an enclosed parking garage. Just a ten-minute walk to the Bank.
  • 390 Congress Street Lot offsite
    Open 24 hours

    Continue down Summer Street and at the set of lights take a left onto Dorchester Avenue; at the next intersection take a right onto Congress Street. The parking lot is on the right across the intersection. Less than a five minute walk to the Bank.
  • Transpark offsite
    145 Northern Avenue & 390 Congress Street
    617.557.5400
    Open Sun-Mon: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM ; Tues-Sat: 24 hours
  • Very limited on-street metered parking is also available.

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Public Transportation

Subway (MBTA)
The Boston Fed is easily accessible by the MBTA's Red and Silver Lines. Take the Red or Silver Line to the South Station stop. The Bank is the tall silver building located at the corner of Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue. Note: The Silver Line provides service to and from Logan International Airport.

Commuter Rail
The Boston Fed is also accessible by various commuter rail lines.

Coming into South Station:
South Station is located directly across the street from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. South Station has service for the following lines:

  • The Attleboro/Stoughton Line
  • The Fairmont Line
  • The Framingham/Worcester Line
  • The Franklin Line
  • The Middleborough/Lakeville Line
  • The Needham Line
  • The Plymouth/Kingston Line

Coming into North Station:
From North Station take the inbound MBTA Green Line train to Park Street, switch to the Red Line and get off at the South Station stop. North Station has service for the following lines:

  • The Fitchburg Line
  • The Haverhill/Reading Line
  • The Lowell Line
  • The Newburyport/Rockport Line

For more information, call (617) 374-1234, or visit the MBTA's website at http://www.mbta.com

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