Parking

The parking lot at the Main Entrance of the hospital is reserved for visitor and patient parking, as well as for dropping off and picking up patients. Free valet service is also available Monday through Friday from 7 am–3 pm. Wheelchairs are available at the Main Entrance.

From the North, West, and East

  • Take Route 128 South to Exit 19B
  • Proceed on Highland Avenue for approximately 1.4 miles, through 4 traffic lights
  • At the 5th traffic light, bear right onto Chapel Street
  • Cross Great Plain Avenue onto Chestnut Street
  • Follow Chestnut Street for 2 blocks
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham is on the left, just past the Fire Station and the intersection with School Street

From the South

  • Take Route 128 to Exit 17
  • Turn right onto Route 135
  • Proceed approximately 1.6 miles along Dedham Avenue (Route 135)
  • Bear left onto School Street and follow to end at Chestnut Street
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham is on the left

MBTA Service

The #59 bus stops directly across the street from Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham, at the traffic light at the corner of Oak and Chestnut Streets. An updated schedule of the #59 bus, as well as a map of its route, can be found on the MBTA website www.mbta.com. If you are traveling by subway, the #59 bus can also be accessed on Walnut Street in Newton, right above the Newton Highlands T stop on the Green Line. In addition, BID–Needham is only a five-minute walk from the Needham Junction stop of the Needham commuter line. Weekday and weekend schedules can be found at www.mbta.com. From the commuter rail stop, turn right onto Chestnut Street and continue walking until you see the parking lot of the Hospital.

MBTA 59 Bus Schedule and Route Map

MBTA Commuter Rail Needham Line Schedule