BCBS is located in central Massachusetts, about 2 miles north of Barre center. By car, we are 50 minutes northwest of Worcester, MA, 2 hours west of Boston, and about 4 hours northeast of New York City. There is no public transportation service directly to Barre.
149 Lockwood Road
Barre, Massachusetts 01005
(978) 355-2347 ext. 10
Take Route 122 North to Barre (approximately 22 miles). Then see "From Barre Town Common" below.
Take Route 2 West to Gardner (exit 83). At the traffic circle, take Route 68 South to Route 62 (approximately 9 miles). Then take Route 62 West to Barre (approximately 7 miles). Then see "From Barre Town Common" below.
Follow I-90 W to Cambridge St in Worcester. Take the Quinsigamond Ave exit from MA-146 N. Take MA-122 North (left) to Barre. Then see "From Barre Town Common" below.
From New York and points south / western Massachusetts
Take I-91 to I-90 (Mass Pike) East to Palmer (exit 63). Take Route 32 North to Barre (approximately 25 miles). Then see "From Barre Town Common" below.
From Vermont and northwestern Massachusetts
Take Route 2 East (exit 50 off I-91) to Route 122 South (exit 70). Follow 122 South to Barre Center (about 18 miles). As you approach the Barre Town Common, turn left onto Pleasant Street where Route 122 makes a sharp right. Don't take this right turn. Then see "From Barre Town Common" below.
From Barre Town Common
Follow Route 122/32 North through Barre center and past Barre Library on your left. Just after this, continue straight onto Pleasant Street. You will be leaving Route 122/32 at this point. Proceed 1.7 miles along Pleasant Street. Turn right on Lockwood Road (you will see a rock with BCBS carved on it). The BCBS Farmhouse is at the end of Lockwood Road, about 1/4 mile from Pleasant Street.
If you need a ride or can offer a ride to or from BCBS, please visit the BCBS/IMS ride share page, available to folks enrolled at BCBS or IMS, an affiliated center just down the street. While you're welcome to preview rides needed or offered, you'll need a password to post or coordinate a ride, which you can find in your registration confirmation.
Take a bus or train to Worcester, MA via:
Then take a taxi to BCBS via Worcester Yellow Cab (508-754-3211), which provides 24-hour service from Worcester to Barre, or Relaxie Taxi (Tony's cell: 774-696-1298).
Major airlines fly into Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). Knight's Airport Limousine Service is the most convenient transportation from Logan to BCBS. A 10% discount code for all rides to/from BCBS is included in your registration confirmation. Knight's Limo also offers discounts to AAA members and senior citizens. Call 800-822-5456 or book online.
Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) is also an option. From the airport, take Worcester Yellow Cab (508-754-3211), which provides 24-hour service from Worcester to Barre, or Relaxie Taxi (Tony's cell: 774-696-1298).
If you're not staying at BCBS for your program, we recommend you stay at one of the places listed below. When making your plans, please keep in mind that deposits might be non-refundable. From BCBS, the bed & breakfasts and campground are within a 5-20 minute drive, and the hotels are within a 30-40 minute drive.
For information about places to stay nearby, please visit Local Lodging