How to Get Here & Around
Newburyport is easily accessible by all means – whether it be by car, rail, plane, water or bus. We are located just 35 miles north of Boston accessible by Routes 95, 495 and 1.
If flying into Logan International Airport, we are only 35 miles away with an estimated driving time of 48 minutes. Manchester, NH Airport is just 50 miles to our north with an estimated driving time of 58 minutes.
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FROM ROUTE 95:
Take Exit 57 East and follow signs to downtown Newburyport.
Take Route 1 North to Route 95 north to Exit 57 East. Follow signs to downtown Newburyport.
FROM ROUTE 495:
Follow to Route 95, then South to Exit 57 East. Follow signs to downtown Newburyport.
There are 5 municipal lots in Newburyport: Green and Merrimac Streets, State and Harris Streets, Waterfront Trust Lot and the 2 waterfront parking lots. The fee to park from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. in these lots is .50 cents per hour. There are pay and display kiosks in each of these lots. You may also park in legal spots on the street, but there may be time limits. If you park in a nearby neighborhood, please be respectful of residents and all parking restrictions. Do not block fire hydrants or driveways. Police will ticket and tow cars which are parked in illegal spaces. For more information on parking, visit the City's website.
The MBTA runs a line from North Station out of downtown Boston to Newburyport. For further information call the MBTA Customer Service at 1-800-392-6100 or visit the MBTA website.
Newburyport is serviced locally by the Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority. For a schedule call 978-469-1254 or MVRTA website. C & J Trailways offers non-stop service to and from Logan International Airport and South Station, Boston to Newburyport.
Newburyport Park and Ride is located on Storey Avenue just off I-95 and runs to Logan Airport and Boston's South Station daily.
Newburyport is located approximately 2 miles west of the mouth of the Merrimack River. Call Paul Hogg, the Newburyport Harbormaster at (978) 462-3746 or visit the City's website for more information on the waterways of Newburyport.
Plum Island Community Airfield is located on the Plum Island Turnpike, just a few short miles from downtown.