Directions

Driving Directions to Williams College
Williams College is located in the center of Williamstown, along Route 2 (Main Street), next to the junction of Routes 2 and 7 in the northwest corner of Massachusetts. We are about one hour's drive from the Massachusetts Turnpike and Interstates 91, 90, and 87. Driving time from Boston or New York City is about three hours; from Albany, NY, about one hour; and a good two hours from Bradley International Airport outside of Hartford, CT.

From New York City and points south

  • I-87 north to I-84 east
  • I-84 east to the Taconic Parkway north
  • Taconic Parkway north to Route 295 east
  • Route 295 east to Route 22 north
  • Route 22 north to Route 43 east
  • Route 43 east to Route 7 north
  • Route 7 north to Route 2 east

From Boston and points east

  • Route 2 west all the way to Williamstown
    -- or --
    Mass Pike (I-90) west to Lee (exit 2)
  • Route 20 west to Route 7 north
  • Route 7 north to Route 2 east

From Bradley International Airport (Hartford, CT)

  • Follow signs to I-91 north
  • Exit on Mass Pike (I-90) west to Lee (exit 2)
  • Route 20 west to Route 7 north
  • Route 7 north to Route 2 east

From Albany, NY, and points west

  • Route 7 east to Route 278
  • Turn right on Rt. 278 to Route 2
  • Turn left on Route 2 east

From the Albany International Airport

  • At airport exit turn left
  • Follow signs to I-87 north (Northway to Montreal)
  • Exit Route 7 east to Route 278
  • Turn right on Rt. 278 to Route 2
  • Turn left on Route 2 east

From Bennington, VT, and points north

  • Route 7 south to Route 2
  • Turn left on Route 2 east