Visitor Information

Valuable information for your visit to Waltham.


Waltham is a perfect location for your stay in the Boston area.  Waltham is 11 miles from downtown Boston and 5.7 miles to the historic Lexington Battle Green.  Take your car with the convenience of several major highways nearby or take the commuter rail. Check out our accommodations today and make our hotels your gateway to history.

Transportation Services

Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority, MBTA website

Waltham Massachusetts “The Watch City” website

Massport website

Parking website

Tick Tock Trolley schedule

Frequently Asked Questions and Facts

Where is Waltham?

Waltham is located about 10 miles (16 km) north-west of downtown Boston, and approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north-west of Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. Neighboring communities include Weston, Lincoln, Newton, Belmont, Watertown, and Lexington.

Waltham is…

…11.3 miles from Concord,

…5.2 miles from Lexington,

…52.7 miles from Plymouth,

…83.5 miles from Hyannis,

…51.4 miles from Sturbridge,

…95.7 miles from Northampton,

…121.8 miles from Stockbridge

How do we get there?
Logan International Airport in Boston, MA, is the closest airport. It is a 25 minute drive from Logan to downtown Waltham, depending on traffic.
Manchester Airport in Manchester, NH, is approximately 57.9 miles
MBTA buses run from Central Square in Cambridge to Waltham. Several MBTA Express Buses serve Waltham Center.
By Car, Waltham is accessible via Route 20. The closest highway is Route 128, which connects to I-95.
How much does it cost to take a taxi from Boston’s Logan Airport to Waltham?

Approximately $50.00 one way

What is the weather like in Waltham?

New England weather is unpredictable year-round. Monthly averages, in degrees Fahrenheit, are:

January: 37 high, 20 low
February: 40 high, 23 low
March: 47 high, 30 low
April: 57 high, 38 low
May: 67 high, 48 low
June: 76 high, 58 low
July: 82 high, 63 low
August: 80 high, 62 low
September: 73 high, 55 low
October: 62 high, 45 low
November: 52 high, 37 low
December: 42 high, 27 low