Accommodations & Travel Information
A new property offering one-bedroom suites featuring a king bed, a pullout sofa (room sharing!), and a kitchen. The FBEN has a room block and discounted rate (11-3-11/5). Reference the “Farm-Based Education Network Conference” when making your reservation. * Guests of the Residence Inn are offered a shuttle service to/from the Gathering at the Concord-Carlisle High School between 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM.
320 Baker Avenue
Website under construction
$119 per night. Rate availabile until October 24th or untill room block fills. (Book early!)
A landmark historic hotel in Concord Center offering well-appointed rooms with historic style and modern amenities. To book a room at the discounted rate starting at $160/night call the hotel directly or book online, reference the "Farm Based Education Network Room Block" for the discounted rate. If booking online, click "Book Now" then click “Enter your access or promotional code” in theburgundy box and enter FBEN112016. (Online reservations can only be made between 11/3 and 11/5. If you plan to arrive or depart outside of this window, call the Colonial Inn to make the reservation over the phone.
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Transportation to Concord
Concord, Massachusetts is located approximately 25 miles west of Boston's Logan AIrport and Amtrack's South Station in Boston. Guests of the Residence Inn are offered a shuttle service between to/from the Gathering at the Concrd Carlisle High School from 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM.
Transportation to Concord from Logan Airport By Taxis/Shuttles
Taxis at Logan Airport will take you to Concord.
Logan Airport Rental Car Information
Transportation to Concord from Logan Airport By Public Transportation (MBTA)
Outside your terminal, board the free Massport airport shuttle bus to the MBTA Blue Line (Route #s 22, 33, or 55). The shuttle will drop you off directly in front of the MBTA’s Airport Station where you can purchase a CharlieTicket at the ticket machines inside the station’s lobby to pay your fare ($2.10).
Take the Blue Line toward Bowdoin Station.
Ride 4 stops and exit the Blue Line at Government Center Station.
Switch to the MBTA Green Line toward Lechmere.
Ride 2 stops and exit at North Station.
At North Station, a commuter rail train station, take the MBTA Fitchburg Line to either Concord or West Concord. See the current schedule here.
Transportation to Concord from Boston / Cambridge via Commuter Rail or Subway "T"
MBTA Commuter Rail from Downtown Boston or Cambridge to Concord:
At North Station, a commuter rail train station, take the MBTA Fitchburg Line. (You can also board this train at Porter Square Station in Cambridge.) Outbound trains stop in both Concord and West Concord. See the current schedule here.
MBTA “T” Red Line service:
The Red Line travels through the center of Boston, including a stop at South Station (Amtrak and bus station), and stops at Porter Square Station in Cambridge, where you can transfer to the MBTA Commuter Rail (see above). Its final outbound stop is Alewife Station, where you can continue to Concord via taxi, Uber, or Lyft. See the Red Line map here. The complete map of the T is here.
Taxi service within Concord
Sunshine Taxi: 978.567.9149 /
Uber & Lyft both operate in Concord.