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Everything You Should Know About Getting to View Boston

Where is View Boston located?

View Boston

Where is View Boston located?

View Boston is a brand new observation deck located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. It is situated on the 50th to 52nd floors of the Prudential Center, at 800 Boylston Street, in Boston. Overlooking the beautiful Charles River and surrounded by other exquisite landmarks like the Boston Common, Fenway Park, and the Massachusetts State House, View Boston offers breathtaking and orienting views from high above the heart of Boston.

  • Address: 800 Boylston Street Floor 52, Boston, MA 02199, USA | Find on Maps

Closest landmark: Fenway Park (0.7 miles away)

Getting to View Boston by public transport

View Boston

By bus

Travel time: 16 minutes

Closest stop: Boylston Street

Timings: 24x7

Bus numbers 39, 501, 504, and BB will get you to the Prudential Center where View Boston is located. The attraction is just 2 minutes away from Boylston Street.

View Boston

By subway

Travel time: 16 minutes

Closest station: Prudential Station (via Green Line E), Back Bay Station (via Orange Line)

Timings: 24x7

If you’re traveling by subway, take Green Line E to get to the Prudential Center. The closest stop is Prudential Station, which is 2 minutes away from the building. Alternatively, you can take the Orange Line to Back Bay Station, which is about 3-5 minutes away from the Prudential Center.

Getting to View Boston by car

View Boston

Driving route

Travel time: 5 to 20 minutes

From Logan International Airport: Start on I-90 W from Transportation Way for about 2 miles. Continue on I-90 W to Exit 22 toward Prudential Center. The total drive is about 7 miles and typically takes 15-20 minutes depending on traffic.

From Boston Common: Head west on Beacon Street toward Park Street Turn right onto Arlington St, then turn left onto Boylston Street Continue straight to stay on Boylston Street until you reach the Prudential Center. The total drive is about 1.5 miles and typically takes 15-15 minutes depending on traffic.

From Fenway Park: Head north on Yawkey Way toward Boylston St, then turn right onto Boylston Street Continue straight to stay on Boylston Street until you reach the Prudential Center. The total drive is about 1 mile and typically takes 5-10 minutes depending on traffic.

View Boston

Parking

Parking is available at the Prudential Center Parking Garage  (Find on maps)

Timings: Monday - Saturday: 11 AM - 8 PM;  Sunday: 11 AM  - 7 PM

Rates:

  • 0 to 1 hour - $14
  • 1 to 1.5 hours - $23
  • 1.5 to 2 hours - $33
  • 2 to 24 hours - $45

Walking to View Boston

View Boston

Travel time: 20 minutes

Distance: 0.9 miles

Walking around the streets of Boston is a rewarding experience. With noteworthy tourist attractions found at every other corner, walking can really help you discover everything this city has to offer. There are many routes that connect the city’s most famous landmarks. For example, if you’re starting from Fenway Park, a historic baseball stadium located in Boston, Massachusetts, you can walk to View Boston at The Prudential Towers in approximately 20 minutes. As you make your way, you’ll come across several notable landmarks and attractions that can serve as reference points. Start your journey by heading east on Ipswich Street. Turn right onto Boylston Street. Continue walking for approximately 0.7 miles on Boylston Street. You’ll find View Boston at The Prudential Towers on your right.

Best ways to get to View Boston

  • Budget-friendly: The MBTA, also known as the “T”, is Boston’s public transportation system and is a great way to get around quickly and cheaply. The subway runs throughout Boston, into Cambridge, and into nearby suburbs, providing access to all the attractions located in Boston. A single basic fare for the T is $2.75 with a Charlie Ticket, although if you pick up a Charlie Card (a plastic card like a credit card), the fare is lower at $2.25 for one way.
  • Fastest route: If you’re under time constraints, taxis are widely available and a great option for getting around the city. Popular ride-sharing services are available in Boston as an alternative to taxis as well, with services like Lyft and Uber easy to use and access.
  • Sightseeing: Boston is a compact city that’s easy to navigate on foot or by bike. You could walk across the heart of Boston in about an hour. It’s worth taking a stroll along the Charles River Esplanade or across the river to Cambridge, where you’re rewarded with amazing views of the city skyline. Consider renting a bike for the day for a fun and memorable way to get around the city and experience the enthusiastic Boston biking culture.

View Boston entrance

View Boston is located on the top three floors of the Prudential Center. To get there, you need to enter the Prudential Center and navigate to the main thoroughfare of the shops. Look for Madewell and Vineyard Vines - the entrance to View Boston is just past these stores. Once you’ve found the entrance, you’ll be taken to the top of the building in an elevator to the 52nd floor with a stunning display of the Boston skyline.




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Frequently asked questions about getting to View Boston

Where is View Boston located?

View Boston is situated on the 50th to 52nd floors of the Prudential Center, in the heart of Boston.

What is View Boston's address?

View Boston's address is 800 Boylston Street Floor 52, Boston, MA 02199, USA.

How do I get to View Boston?

You can reach View Boston via bus, subway, car, or even on foot.

Which is the closest train station to View Boston?

The closest train station to View Boston is the Back Bay Station. The Prudential Tower is a 10-minute walk from the station.

Which is the fastest way to get to the Guggenheim Museum?

The fastest way to get to the Guggenheim Museum is by car or taxi.

Which is the fastest way to get to View Boston?

The fastest way to get to View Boston is by car or taxi.

Which is the cheapest way to get to View Boston?

The most affordable way to get to View Boston is by taking the subway or bus.

Which is the best way to get to View Boston?

The best way to get to View Boston is to walk there. This way you can get a feel of the sights and bustling sounds of the iconic city of Boston.

Which is the closest bus stop to View Boston?

The closest bus stop to View Boston is at Boylston Street. The Prudential Tower is a 2-minute walk from here.

Is parking available at View Boston?

Yes, there is a parking facility at the Prudential Tower.

Can I walk to View Boston?

Yes, you can easily walk to View Boston from nearby locations like Fenway Park and Boston Common. It is centrally located in the commercial district of the city.