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Survival Guide to Getting Around on Marathon Monday

Road closures, T schedule, parking, maps and more.

From which T stops are closed, to parking, to the race schedule and map of the finish line, we've got you covered.

TRACKING RUNNERS

RACE DAY SCHEDULE

  • 9:00 a.m. Mobility Impaired Participants Start
  • 9:17 a.m. Push-Rim Wheelchair Division Start
  • 9:22 a.m. Handcycle Participants Start
  • 9:32 a.m. Elite Women’s Start
  • 10:00 a.m. Elite Men’s Start & Wave One
  • 10:20 a.m Wave Two
  • 10:40 a.m. Wave Three
  • 5:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony

THE MBTA

  • Blue, Orange, Red and Green line service will operate on its regular weekday schedule with extra service before and after the marathon.
  • Copley Station will be closed all day. Hynes Convention Center or Arlington atations will be open. Commuter rail trains will operate on its regular weekday schedule.
  • All buses and trackless trolleys will operate on a Saturday schedule.
  • Route 55 - Queensbury/Copley Station ~ Entire service terminated until completion of Marathon.
  • The Green Line’s Woodland Station along Route 16 in Newton will be closed to car traffic between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The station will remain open for customer use.
  • Customer Service Van will be on Boylston Street at the rear of Hynes Station selling prepaid $5:00 Charlie Cards.
  • On Marathon Monday, buses will be rerouted at certain times during the day to prevent disruption of the race. Click here for route schedules.

ROAD CLOSURES

Fri, April 13 - Tue, April 17

  • Dartmouth Street, St. James Avenue to Boylston Street

Sat, April 14 - Tue, April 17

  • Boylston Street, Clarendon Street to Exeter Street (intermittent closings)

Sat, April 14 to Sun, April 15

  • St. James Avenue, Arlington Street to Clarendon Street (intermittent closings)

Sun, April 15, 8 a.m - 9 a.m.

  • Tremont Street, Park Street, Beacon Street, Arlington Street, Commonwealth Avenue (inbound side), Berkeley Street, Clarendon Street, Hereford Street will be closed intermittently for the BAA5K Run

Sun, April 15, 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

  • Boylston Street, Dartmouth Street, Newbury Street and Exeter Street will be closed intermittently for the BAA Invitational Mile

Sun, April 15, 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Berkeley Street, from Columbus Avenue to Newbury Street

Mon, April 16 - Boston
Streets around Copley Square will close at 6 AM, streets inside Massachusetts Avenue will close at 9:30 AM and streets outside of Massachusetts Avenue will close at 10 AM.

  • Beacon Street
  • From Chestnut Hill Avenue to the Brookline Town Line
  • From the Brookline Town Line to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Berkeley Street
  • From Columbus Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Boylston Street
  • From Massachusetts Avenue to Arlington Street
  • Commonwealth Avenue
  • From the Newton Town Line to Chestnut Hill Avenue
  • From Beacon Street to Gloucester Street
  • Chestnut Hill Avenue
  • From Commonwealth Avenue to the Brookline Town Line
  • Clarendon Street
  • From Commonwealth Avenue to Stuart Street
  • Dalton Street
  • From Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
  • Dartmouth Street
  • From Stuart Street to Newbury Street
  • From Columbus Avenue to Stuart Street (northbound)
  • Exeter Street
  • From Commonwealth Avenue to Huntington Avenue
  • Fairfield Street
  • From Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Gloucester Street
  • From Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Hereford Street
  • From Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Kenmore Street
  • From Newbury Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Kenmore Square
  • From Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue (inbound)
  • Newbury Street
  • From Fairfield Street to Massachusetts Avenue
  • St. James Avenue
  • From Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Stuart Street
  • From Dartmouth Street to Arlington Street
  • Trinity Place
  • From Saint James Avenue to Mass Turnpike On-Ramp
  • Providence Street
  • From Arlington Street to Berkeley Street
  • Public Alley #440
  • From Exeter Street to Dartmouth Street

PARKING RESTRICTIONS
On-street parking in Boston’s Back Bay is extremely limited during race week. There are a number of parking garages in the area; however, public transportation is strongly encouraged.

Sun, April 15, 12:01 a.m. - noon

  • Newbury Street
  • Both sides, from Dartmouth Street to Exeter Street
  • Park Street
  • Boston Common side, Tremont Street to Beacon Street
  • Tremont Street
  • Boston Common side, from Boylston Street to Park Street

Race Day
Garage @ 100 Clarendon. One block from the finish line, it's the official parking garage of the Boston Marathon. Visit www.100clarendon.com for more information on Marathon Day Parking, Hotel Parking, and all other parking services.

  • Arlington Street
  • Both sides, from Commonwealth Avenue to Stuart Street
  • Beacon Street
  • Both sides, from Arlington Street to Charles Street
  • Both sides, from Chestnut Hill Avenue to the Brookline Town Line
  • Inbound side, from the Brookline Line to Kenmore Square
  • Belvidere Street
  • North side Huntington Avenue to Dalton Street
  • Berkeley Street
  • Both sides, Columbus Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Blagden Street
  • Both sides, Huntington Avenue to Exeter Street
  • Boylston Street
  • Both sides, Arlington Street to Exeter Street
  • Cambridge Street
  • Both sides, Bowdoin Street to Tremont Street
  • Charles Street
  • Public Garden side, Boylston Street to Beacon Street
  • Chestnut Hill Avenue
  • Both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Beacon Street
  • Clarendon Street
  • Both sides, Newbury Street to Stuart Street
  • Commonwealth Avenue
  • Inbound side, Lake Street to Chestnut Hill Avenue
  • Inbound side, Kenmore Square to 200 feet beyond Hereford Street
  • Dalton Street
  • Both sides, Belvidere Street to Boylston Street
  • Dartmouth Street
  • Both sides, Boylston Street to Newbury Street
  • Exeter Street
  • East side, Boylston Street to Blagden Street
  • West side, Alley 441 to Boylston Street
  • Both sides, Newbury Street to Huntington Avenue
  • Fairfield Street
  • Both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Newbury Street
  • Huntington Avenue
  • Odd side, Blagden Street to Exeter Street
  • Gloucester Street
  • Both sides, Newbury Street to Boylston Street
  • Hereford Street
  • Both sides, Commonwealth Avenue to Boylston Street
  • Kenmore Square
  • Inbound, Beacon Street to Commonwealth Avenue
  • Newbury Street
  • Both sides, Gloucester Street to Hereford Street
  • New Chardon Street
  • North side, Merrimac Street to Cambridge Street
  • Providence Street
  • Both sides, Arlington Street to Berkeley Street
  • St. James Avenue
  • Both sides, Arlington Street to Dartmouth Street
  • Stuart Street
  • Both sides, Dartmouth Street to Arlington Street
  • Tremont Street
  • Both sides, Cambridge Street to Stuart Street
  • Trinity Place
  • Both sides, St. James Avenue to Stuart Street

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