The Brattle Book Shop is wheelchair accessible. There is a small independent parking lot just past our store, if you need to drive. Please note that sedans, coupes and smaller cars, are charged $8 per 1/2 hour. Minivans, SUV’s and Pick-up trucks are charged $30.00. For those cars, there is the garage at the Hyatt Hotel, on the right diagonally across from the Paramount Theatre building. For GPS directions please use our zip code of 02111 as there are several West Streets in the city.


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Red Line/Green Line: Take the Red or Green Line to Park Street Station. Above ground, Tremont Street will be the main street near to you. On the Common, you will see the Visitor Information Center building near Tremont Street. West Street is opposite the building. Brattle Book Shop is on the left side of West Street, a short walk from the subway.

 

Orange Line: Take the Orange Line to Downtown Crossing Station. Above ground, you will be at the intersection of two pedestrian streets, Winter / Summer Streets and Washington Street. Stand on Washington Street and walk south, so that Macy’s is on the left, and Primark is behind you and on the left. West Street is the second right. Brattle Book Shop is on the right side of West Street.

Blue Line: Take the Blue Line to State Street Station. Change to the Orange Line, towards Forest Hills. Take the Orange Line one stop to Downtown Crossing Station. Above ground, you will be at the intersection of two pedestrian streets, Winter / Summer Streets and Washington Street. Stand on Washington Street and walk south, so that Macy’s is on the left, and Primark is behind you and on the left. West Street is the second right. Brattle Book Shop is on the right side of West Street.

North Station Commuter Rail:  Take the Green Line Subway inbound to Park Street Station. Above ground, Tremont Street will be the main street near to you. On the Common, you will see the Visitor Information Center building near Tremont Street. West Street is opposite the building. Brattle Book Shop is on the left side of West Street, a short walk from the subway station.

 

South Station Commuter Rail : Take the Red Line to Park Street Station. Above ground, Tremont Street will be the main street near to you. On the Common, you will see the Visitor Information Center building near Tremont Street. West Street is opposite the building. Brattle Book Shop is on the left side of West Street, a short walk from the subway station.