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GETTING HERE

BY CAR

New Bedford is approximately 1 hour South of Boston, 1 hour and 15 minutes South East of Worcester, 40 minutes North East of Providence, and 3 hours and 45 minutes East of NYC. If using a GPS, put in 51 Elm St. (Elm Street Garage) or 684 Purchase St. (Zeiterion Theatre) to get you to the festival foot print.

FROM BOSTON

Take I-93 South to Route 24 South via Exit 4 • Follow Route 24 South to Exit 12 (Route 140 South) • Follow Route 140 South to Exit 2A (I-195 East) • Follow I-195 East to Exit 15 (Downtown New Bedford)

For the Elm Street Parking Garage, take a right at your first light onto Elm Street. The Elm Street Garage will be on your right.

For the Zeiterion Parking Garage, continue past Elm Street on Route 18 to the next light. Take a right onto Union Street. Continue up 3 blocks and take a left onto Acushnet Avenue. Follow signs to garage.

FROM WORCESTER/FOXBORO

Take 495 South to Route 24 South via Exit 7A • Follow Route 24 South to Exit 12 (Route 140 South) • Follow Route 140 South to Exit 2A (I-195 East) • Follow I-195 East to Exit 15 (Downtown New Bedford)

For the Elm Street Parking Garage, take a right at your first light onto Elm Street. The Elm Street Garage will be on your right.

For the Zeiterion Parking Garage, continue past Elm Street on Route 18 to the next light. Take a right onto Union Street. Continue up 3 blocks and take a left onto Acushnet Avenue. Follow signs to garage.

FROM PROVIDENCE

Follow I-195 East to Exit 15 (Downtown New Bedford).

For the Elm Street Parking Garage, take a right at your first light onto Elm Street. The Elm Street Garage will be on your right.

For the Zeiterion Parking Garage, continue past Elm Street on Route 18 to the next light. Take a right onto Union Street. Continue up 3 blocks and take a left onto Acushnet Avenue. Follow signs to garage.

FROM CAPE COD

Follow I-195 West to Exit 15 (Downtown New Bedford).

For the Elm Street Parking Garage, take a right at your first light onto Elm Street. The Elm Street Garage will be on your right.

For the Zeiterion Parking Garage, continue past Elm Street on Route 18 to the next light. Take a right onto Union Street. Continue up 3 blocks and take a left onto Acushnet Avenue. Follow signs to garage.

BY BUS

Dattco Bus Lines
New Bedford to Taunton to Boston
www.dattco.com/motorcoach/bus-schedules
800-453-5040

Peter Pan Bus Lines
Daily service from New Bedford to Hyannis and Cape Cod, also to Providence and Newport, Rhode Island, New York and beyond.
www.peterpanbus.com/locations/massachusetts/new-bedford
508-990-3366

Southeastern Regional Transit Authority
For local bus information
www.srtabus.com/new-bedford
508-999-5211

BY SEA

Seastreak Martha’s Vineyard
www.seastreak.com
1 800 BOATRIDE (800-262-8742)
A one hour passenger service to the island of Martha’s Vineyard aboard a state-of-the-art high speed catamaran offers daily round trips, from May 1 through October 31st. Kids ride free on most trips! The ferry departs from New Bedford State Pier. Ferry parking is located nearby with a continuous Shuttle Bus to and from the terminal, and through the National Park district adjacent to the waterfront.

Cuttyhunk Ferry Company, Inc. – M/V Cuttyhunk 
508-992-0200
www.cuttyhunkferryco.com
Passenger ferry service to Cuttyhunk Island.

For recreational boaters: 
Are you planning to drop anchor in New Bedford or need an overnight berth?
Contact the City of New Bedford’s Pope’s Island Marina
102 Pope’s Island
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-979-1456
www.portofnewbedford.org

BY AIR

New Bedford Regional Airport
1569 Airport Rd. New Bedford, MA
www.flyewb.com
508-991-6160

Cape Air
1475 Airport Rd. New Bedford, MA
www.capeair.com/#/availability
800-352-0714
Enjoy fast, frequent flights to and from New Bedford Airport and points within New England including Boston, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.

PARKING

Arrive early for parking in the Elm Street or Zeiterion Garages. There is also free on-street parking in New Bedford on weekends.

FEES
$3 an hour / $18 a day
Credit Cards and exact cash only – no change available

ELM STREET GARAGE

51 Elm St. New Bedford, MA 02740

Elm Street Garage is located right next to New Bedford Whaling National Park, a couple of blocks away from galleries, shops and exceptional dining options! Leave your car at Elm Street Garage and travel back in time by walking the beautiful cobble-stone streets that used to be a staple of the city a century ago.

ZEITERION GARAGE

Acushnet Ave. & School St. Entrance
New Bedford, MA 02740

Event parking is available in the Zeiterion Parking Garage, adjacent to the theatre. The driveway entrance is located at the back of the building on Acushnet Ave. Travel up Union Street 3 blocks and take a left at Acushnet Avenue. The garage is one block south. The garage is well lit and security enforced, with handicapped parking and elevators on all levels.

 

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