Directions

The location of Suffolk Downs makes it easily accessible from three major interstate highways (I-90, I-93 and I-95), from downtown Boston and by public transportation. The main entrance to the track is located on Route 1A North (McClellan Highway) in East Boston.

Driving Directions

From downtown Boston: Take Callahan Tunnel. At end of tunnel, the road becomes Route 1A North. Follow two miles until first set of lights. Go straight through lights and main entrance is 200 yards further on right. Look for large green/white sign with horse and Suffolk Downs logo.

From points west: Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East, through the Ted Williams Tunnel. Follow to Route 1A North. Proceed until first set of lights. Go straight through lights and main entrance is 200 yards further on right. Look for large green/white sign with horse and Suffolk Downs logo.

From points south: I-93 North to I-90 East, through the Ted Williams Tunnel. Follow to Route 1A North. Proceed until first set of lights. Go straight through lights and main entrance is 200 yards further on right. Look for large green/white sign with horse and Suffolk Downs logo.

From points north: I-93 South to Callahan Tunnel. At exit of tunnel, the road then becomes Route 1A North. Follow two miles until very first set of lights. Go straight through lights and main entrance is 200 yards further on right. Look for large green/white sign with horse and Suffolk Downs logo.

Or: I-93 South to Route 16 (exit 31). Route 16 East to junction with Route 145. Route 145 North for 3/4 mile to side entrance across from Shaw’s supermarket.

Or: I-95 South to Route 1 South. Take un-numbered exit at Route 60 rotary (large Showcase Cinemas complex on right as landmark) and follow rotary halfway around to Route 60 East. Follow straight for approx. 3 miles through two sets of lights, a rotary, another set of lights and then the large Bell Circle rotary where roadway becomes Route 1A South. Look for green/white sign with horse and Suffolk Downs logo on left

Public Transportation

Take the MBTA's Blue Line to the Suffolk Downs stop. A shuttle bus to and from the Suffolk Downs stop and the main Clubhouse entrance runs every 10 minutes.

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