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School of Dental Medicine

Directions and Parking

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is located in downtown Boston, adjacent to Tufts Medical Center, and within walking distance of the Boston Common, Downtown Crossing and South Station. We are easy to reach by public transportation and by car, and discounted parking is available. Our main entrance is located at One Kneeland Street at the corner of Kneeland Street and Washington Street.

The main entrance to the dental school is now located around the corner on Washington Street. 

Parking

Discounted parking is available in the Tufts Medical Center garage at 274 Tremont Street, next to the Citi Performing Arts (Wang) Center. To get reduced parking rates, parking tickets must be validated at one of the dental school’s reception areas.

Validated Parking Rates for Patients (subject to change):

Time Validated Rate
Up to 30 minutes Free
Up to 2.5 hours $9
2.5 – 5.5 hours $11
5.5 – 7.5 hours  $16
7.5 – 24 hours $23
Daily Maximum $23
Lost Ticket $23/day

Public Transportation

Subway (Orange, Red and Green Lines)

Take the MBTA Orange Line to the “Tufts Medical Center” stop, exit station, and turn left (north) onto Washington Street. Walk approximately one block north on Washington Street. Turn right (east) onto Kneeland Street – the first door is One Kneeland. Other nearby subway stops are “Downtown Crossing” (Red & Orange Lines – Walk seven blocks south on Washington Street to Kneeland Street) and “Boylston” (Green Line – Walk two blocks south on Tremont Street and then just over one block east (left) on Stuart Street, which becomes Kneeland Street at Washington Street).

City Bus

Tufts Dental is convenient to the “Tufts Medical Center” stop on the Silver Line; bus lines 11, 43, and 55; and the South Station bus terminal (see MBTA Commuter Rail below for walking directions).

Commuter Rail, Amtrak and Intercity Bus

The train and bus terminals at South Station are a 10-minute walk (about 9 blocks) from the Dental School. Turn left (i.e., south) onto Atlantic Avenue. After crossing Kneeland Street, then turn right (west) onto Kneeland Street and walk eight blocks to One Kneeland (just before the intersection with Washington Street). For more information, visit www.mbta.com

For information regarding bus or train schedules, please visit the following companies’ websites:

Travel by Plane

All flights to Boston arrive at Logan International Airport. There are subway and taxi connections available at Logan Airport. To access Boston’s subway system (the T), take airport shuttle #22 or #33 to the Airport T stop on the Blue Line or the SL1 bus (Silver Line) to South Station.

For additional information on the subway system, please visit www.mbta.com.

Directions:

Mailing Address:

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
1 Kneeland St.
Boston, MA 02111

Parking Garage Address:

Tufts Medical Center Garage
274 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02116

Hours:

Our hours vary by clinic and department. We are generally open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.