Maps & Directions

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Best Routes to Watertown By Car

From Boston (120 miles)
West via Massachusetts Turnpike to Sturbridge, Exit 9; west on Interstate 84 to Exit 20; north on Route 8 (3.9 miles) to Exit 37; Turn left at bottom of exit ramp (route 262 west) for 1.7 miles. At second light, turn right (still on 262). After approximately 2 miles, turn left at 2nd light onto Rt. 6 west. Taft is located on Route 6, on the right, after the third traffic light (a little more than a mile).

From Bradley International Airport (55 miles)
South via Interstate 91 to Hartford; west on Interstate 84 to Exit 20; north on Route 8 (3.9 miles) to Exit 37; Turn left at bottom of exit ramp (route 262 west) for 1.7 miles. At second light, turn right (still on 262). After approximately 2 miles, turn left at 2nd light onto Rt. 6 west. Taft is located on Route 6, on the right, after the third traffic light (a little more than a mile).

From New York City (90 miles)
North via Hutchinson River Parkway to White Plains; north on Interstate 684 to Exit 9 east; east on Interstate 84 to Southbury, Exit 15; At bottom of exit ramp, turn left onto Route 6 east to Watertown (12 miles from exit 15).

From Albany (105 miles)
East via NY State Thruway (I-90) which becomes Mass Pike. Exit at Exit 2, Head East on Rt. 20, then South on Rt. 8. At Exit 38 (Thomaston), go straight at the bottom of the exit ramp onto Rt. 6 West. Taft is on the right in approximately 7 minutes.

By Air, Train, Limo, or Bus

Bradley International Airport, near Hartford/Springfield, is 50 miles, an hour and five minutes from the school. Connecticut Limo (800-472-5466) runs regular service from Bradley, LaGuardia, and JFK airports.

Amtrak (800-872-7245)
Bonanza Bus Line (203-755-2700)
Greyhound Bus (Hartford) (860-522-9267)
Metro North Train (800-638-7646)
Travel Center (Waterbury) (203-756-8941)
Yellow Cab (Waterbury) (203-754-5151)

There are daily trains and buses from New York City to nearby Waterbury and regular bus service from Hartford and New Haven.

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Parking

There is limited parking available in Taft's Main Circle, accessed via the main gate on 110 Woodbury Road. Additional parking is available directly across the street in the Middlebury Road lot. To access this lot from main campus, exit through the main gate and turn left on to Woodbury Road. At the light, turn right on to Middlebury Road. The entrance to the parking lot is immediately on your right. Follow the crosswalk for pedestrian access to our Main Circle and Admissions Office, located at the top of the Main Circle stairs. Please download our campus map for additional parking locations.

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