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Detailed Directions to Deerfield

Online Mapping Systems and GPS

You can find directions to DA using Google or Bing Maps. In GPS systems, you can use any of the following: “7 Old Main Street,” “1 Albany Road,” or “1 Academy Lane.”  You may also input our location using GPS coordinates 42º 32′ 43.8″ N, 72º 36′ 17.88″ W.

Driving Directions

Deerfield Academy is located in western Massachusetts 30 miles north of Springfield and 5 miles south of Greenfield in “Historic Deerfield.”

From the South
Driving to the Academy from the south, take I-91 North to Massachusetts exit 24 and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Head north on Routes 5 and 10 for five miles, turning left at the “Historic Deerfield” sign onto Main Street. Half a mile on the left is the Academy.

From the North
Driving from the north, take I-91 South to exit 25, and turn left at the end of the ramp. At the stop light, turn left onto Routes 5 and 10 and proceed north for approximately four miles. Turn left at the “Historic Deerfield” sign onto Main Street and proceed about a half mile to the Academy.

From the East
Driving from the east, take I-90 West (the Massachusetts Turnpike) to exit 4. Head north on I-91 and follow “from the south” directions above. Or take Route 2 west to I-91 South and follow “From the North” directions above.

From the West
Driving from the west, take I-90 East (the Massachusetts Turnpike) to exit 4. Head north on I-91 and follow “From the South” directions above. Or take Route 2 east to I-91 South and follow “From the North” directions above.

Parking at Deerfield
There are visitor parking signs located in front of the Main School building and in front of Ephraim Williams House. Parking is also allowed on Albany Road. During large events (or weekends), Security will direct you to designated parking areas.

The Academy’s post office address is Deerfield, Massachusetts 01342. The school telephone number is 413-772-0241. The direct line to the Admission Office is 413-774-1400.

Travel Information

Public Bus Service

Peter Pan bus lines offer daily service from Northampton and Springfield. Contact Customer Care for assistance at 1-800-343-9999 for schedules or click here for more information.

Greyhound Bus: 1-800-231-2222.

Train

The AMTRAK Vermonter has service at Northampton and Greenfield (a cab ride from Deerfield’s campus). Call 1-800-872-7245.

Air

The closest international airport is Bradley International Airport, which services the Hartford, CT-Springfield, MA area. It is located 50 miles south of Deerfield. Logan Airport in Boston is a 2–3 hour drive. There are also several local airports that can handle small planes.

International students should always check the following before travel: passport expiration date, I–94 card expiration date (received at port of entry), signature from the Assistant Head of School for Student Life on the second page of the I–20 form.

A variety of limousine, taxi, and shuttle services provide transport to the airport:

Limousine Service

Taxicab Service

  • About Town Taxi: 413-774-4000
  • The Taxi: 413-584-6244

Shuttle Service