How to get here

The 2018 edition of Chiasmi will take place in the Petteruti Lounge, located in the Faunce House Building, Brown University, April 6th-7th 2018.

Information on how to reach Providence and on accommodation close to Brown University campus can be found on the Brown University Travel Portal:

http://www.campustravel.com/university/brown/

Brown University Campus Map:

https://www.brown.edu/Facilities/Facilities_Management/maps/

 

Travelling by Plane

For those travelling by airplane, Providence can be easily reached from the Providence T. F. Green Regional Airport or from Boston Logan Airport, as well as from New York.

Directions from Boston Logan Airport

From the curb outside the baggage claim, you can take the Silver Line bus to South Station. Boston South Station is connected to Providence by train in about 1 hour. Train connections are operated both by the MBTA Commuter Rail and Amtrak:

MBTA Commuter Rails website: https://mbta.com/schedules/commuter-rail

Tickets for the MBTA Commuter Rail usually cost can be purchased directly at Boston South Station.

Amtrak website: https://www.amtrak.com/home

From the train station, you can take a taxi cab to campus, or alternatively walk up to Kennedy Plaza (500 m). From Kennedy Plaza take bus 1 (stop at Brook St. before Hope St.) or bus 33 (stop at Tunnel before Thayer Sr.)

 

Directions from New York

Providence can be reached from New York by train or bus. New York Penn Station is connected to Providence Station by Amtrak in about 3 hours. If you plan to take a bus (a longer, albeit cheaper solution), Peter Pan Bus Lines offer daily connection from New York Port Authority Bus Terminal to Providence Downton.

Amtrak website: https://www.amtrak.com/home

Peter Pan Bus Lines: https://peterpanbus.com/

Directions from T. F. Green Airport (Providence Airport)

T.F. Green Airport is located in Warwick, about 16 kilometers south of Providence. InterLink, a train station accessible by skywalk from the airport terminal, is served by Amtrak and Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA). You can take the MBTA Commuter Rail to the Providence Train Station and take a taxi cab from there, or you can take a cab directly from the airport.

 

Travelling by train

The Providence Train Station is served by Amtrak and Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA). From the train station, you can take a taxi cab to campus.

 

Travelling by bus

Providence is served by Peter Pan and Greyhound bus lines, which stop in downtown Kennedy Plaza. From there, it’s a short walk or taxi ride (less than a mile) to Brown.

 

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