Public Transportation and Shuttle to Lincoln Laboratory

Lincoln Laboratory is accessible to Boston via the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) public subway/bus system. MBTA schedules, routes, maps, and fare information are available at their website. 

Lincoln Laboratory's Facility Services Department operates a shuttle service between the MIT campus in Cambridge and the main Laboratory site. Departures from MIT originate at the MIT Medical Department on the even hour between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., and the shuttle departs from the Laboratory on the odd hour between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The complete schedule is listed below.

Lincoln Laboratory—MIT Campus Shuttle

Normal Shuttle Schedule
September–May

Leave Lincoln Leave Medical Department Leave MIT Building 39 Leave Lincoln Beaver Works Arrive Lincoln
7:00 am *8:00 am 8:10 am 8:15 am 9:00 am
9:00 am 10:00 am 10:10 am 10:15 am 11:00 am
11:00 am 12:00 pm 12:10 pm 12:15 pm 1:00 pm
1:00 pm 2:00 pm 2:10 pm 2:15 pm 3:00 pm
3:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:10 pm 4:15 pm 5:00 pm
5:15 pm *6:00 pm 6:10 pm 6:15 pm 7:00 pm
* Departs/arrives at Kendall Square Stop Main Street.

Shuttle stops at the Forbes Road facility prior to arriving at the main complex.

 

Summer Shuttle Schedule
June–August


Leave Lincoln
Leave Medical Department Leave MIT Building 39 Leave Lincoln Beaver Works Arrive Lincoln
7:00 am

 

7:45 am   8:25 am
9:00 am 10:00 am 10:10 am 10:15 am 11:00 am
11:00 am 12:00 pm 12:10 pm 12:15 pm 1:00 pm
1:00 pm 2:00 pm 2:10 pm 2:15 pm 3:00 pm
3:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:10 pm 4:15 pm 5:00 pm
*5:15 pm *6:00 pm 6:10 pm 6:15 pm 7:00 pm
 

*Departs/arrives at Kendall Square MBTA stop, Main Street

Shuttle stops at the Forbes Road facility prior to arriving at the main complex.

 

Consult the MIT maps showing Building 39 (Brown Building) and Medical Department (Building E23, 25 Carleton Street) for more specific locations of those shuttle stops.

Lincoln Laboratory Main Site—Forbes Road Shuttle

Lincoln Laboratory's Facility Services Department operates a shuttle service between the main Laboratory site and the facility on Forbes Road in Lexington. The shuttle can be picked up at the shuttle kiosk aside the parking garage, across from the entrance to South Lab.

The shuttle to Forbes Road leaves the main site on the half hour, with the first departure at 7:30 a.m. and arrival at Forbes Road at 7:45 a.m. The shuttle from Forbes Road to the main complex leaves at quarter of and quarter past the hour.

The last shuttle run of the day leaves Forbes Road at 5:45 p.m., arriving at the main complex at 6:00 p.m.

 

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