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Planning Your Visit

map of southeastern Massachusetts indicating Bridgewater Sta

Getting to Bridgewater

BSU's main campus is located in Bridgewater, the geographic heart of Southeastern Massachusetts. The campus is approximately 40 minutes south of Boston, 30 minutes north of Cape Cod and 50 minutes northeast of Providence.

  By Air

Bridgewater is 26 miles from Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) and 25 miles from Rhode Island's T. F. Green International Airport (PVD).

  By MBTA Rail

The Bridgewater stop of the MBTA Commuter Rail (Middleborough/Lakeville Line) is on the Bridgewater State University campus. Discounted MBTA semester passes are available. The commuter rail provides service between Middleboro and South Station with stops in Brockton, Randolph, Braintree, Quincy Center and at JFK/UMASS. The commuting time between Bridgewater and Boston is approximately 50 minutes.

  By Bus

The Bridgewater campus is served by Brockton Area Transit (BAT) with five daily round-trips Monday through Friday into BAT’s main hub, BAT Centre. Once on campus, Bridgewater State University Transit Service operates a free on-campus bus shuttle.

  By Car

Bridgewater's location is easily accessible by car via interstates 495 (I-495), 195 (I-195), 95 (I-95), and 93 (I-93) as well as routes 44, 24, 18, 106, 104, 6 and many other local roads.

  • Residence Inn Boston Bridgewater
    2020 Pleasant Street
    Bridgewater, MA 02324
    For Reservations

  • Fairfield Inn by Marriott Middleboro
    4 Chalet Road
    Middleboro, MA 02346
    508-946-4000

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Middleboro
    43 Harding Street
    Middleboro, MA 02346
    508-946-3398

  • Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Raynham
    37 Paramount Drive
    Route 44
    Raynham, MA 02767
    508-822-8383

  • Hampton Inn Raynham
    600 New State Highway
    Raynham, MA 02767
    508-822-6222
     
  • Holiday Inn Taunton
    700 Myles Standish Blvd
    Taunton, MA 02780
    508-823-0430
     
  • Holiday Inn Express Brockton
    405 Westgate Drive
    Brockton, MA 02301
    508-588-6300
  • 99 Restaurant & Pub (Campus Plaza)
    233 Broad Street
    Bridgewater, MA
    508-279-2799

  • Barrett’s Alehouse
    425 Bedford Street (Rte. 18 South)
    Bridgewater, MA
    508-697-4800

  • Cape Cod Café
    220 Winter Street
    Bridgewater, MA
    508-697-3077

  • Chatta Box
    755 Bedford Street (Rte. 18 South)
    Bridgewater, MA
    508-697-8898

  • Sugar Cane
    180A Winter Street
    Bridgewater, MA
    508-697-2266

  • Crispi’s Italian Cuisine
    136 Broad Street
    Bridgewater, MA
    508-697-6733

  • Emma’s Pub and Pizza
    1420 Pleasant Street
    Bridgewater, MA
    508-697-8815

  • Mee King Garden
    33 Main Street
    Bridgewater, MA
    508-279-1228

  • Boston Tavern
    389 West Center Street
    West Bridgewater, MA
    508-583-0013

  • Johnny Macaroni’s
    582 West Center Street
    East Bridgewater, MA
    508-378-1515

  • Fireside Grill
    30 Bedford Street
    Middleboro, MA
    508-947-5333

  • Stoneforge Tavern
    90 Paramount Drive
    Raynham, MA
    508-977-9840