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Locations

Directions

Our Address is:
Department of Veterans Affairs
Regional Office
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
Boston, MA  02203

The Department of Veterans Affairs Boston Regional Office is located in the John F. Kennedy Federal Building in Government Center across from Boston City Hall. Visitors should use the main entrance on Cambridge Street. Upon clearing security, take the elevator to the 16th floor. Public Contact is located in Room 1650.

National toll-free customer service number: 1-800-827-1000
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Via I-95 North from Connecticut & Rhode Island:
 

  • Route 95 North to the Boston area
  • At Norton/Canton Area take 93 South ("To Boston")
  • At Braintree take 93 (left split) toward Boston
  • Several miles on South Expressway — enter South Station Tunnel
  • Exit tunnel on to Central Artery elevated highway
  • Exit #25 to Causeway Street — down ramp
  • Left onto Causeway
  • 2nd left onto Canal Street — go to end of street
  • Right on to New Chardon Street
  • Cross over light at Congress Street
  • Immediate left into parking garage
  • The JFK Federal Building runs parallel to the parking garage across New Sudbury Street.



Via Route 3 North from Cape Cod:
 

 

·          Take Route 3 N
·          Take exit 20B to merge onto I-93 N toward Boston
·          Take exit 26 toward Storrow Drive
·          Keep left at the fork, follow signs for MA-28 N/Leverett Cir/N Station
·          Turn right at Nashua Street 
·          Turn left at Cotting St/Red Auerbach Way
·          Continue onto Staniford Street
        The JFK Federal Building runs parallel to the parking garage across New Sudbury Street.
 



Via I-93 South from New Hampshire and Vermont:
 

  • Route I-93 South to Exit #25, Haymarket exit
  • At bottom of ramp, mandatory right turn at traffic lights
  • Cross over next light at Congress Street
  • Immediate left into parking garage
  • The JFK Federal Building runs parallel to the parking garage across New Sudbury Street.



Massachusetts Turnpike East:
 

  • Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route I-90) East
  • At the end of the Mass Pike take the middle Exit 24B to I-93 North, this will put you into Boston’s new Liberty Tunnel
  • After entering the tunnel, get into the right hand lane and take Exit 23, a right-hand exit (Government Center)
  • As you exit get in the left lane and at the first set of lights, turn left onto North Street (you will see the Millennium Hotel straight ahead)
  • Continue on North Street to the end, staying in the right lane and turn right onto Congress Street
  • Continue on Congress Street and get into the left lane; you will see the Kinney System Parking Garage straight ahead of you
  • Continue driving under the parking garage and make your first left onto New Chardon Street
  • At the second set of lights take a left onto Cambridge Street
  • Immediately get into the left lane
  • At the first set of lights take a left onto New Sudbury Street
  • Get into the left lane
  • The JFK Federal Building is on the right hand side
  • About halfway down the street on your left hand side you will see an entrance to the garage. Park here and cross the street to enter the building
  • The main entrance is located towards Cambridge Street (up the hill).



From Western Suburbs Via Route 2/Storrow Drive:
 

  • Route 2 to Storrow Drive inbound to Boston
  • Stay on Storrow to vicinity of Mass. General Hospital — stay in right lanes
  • Exit Storrow up onto ramp leading to Central Artery
  • Right hand fork to Artery South
  • Immediate exit via Exit #25 to Haymarket
  • Mandatory right at end of ramp
  • Cross over light at Congress Street
  • Immediate left into parking garage
  • The JFK Federal Building runs parallel to the parking garage across New Sudbury Street.



Using the MBTA:
 

  • Take any Green line or Blue line car to Government Center T Station.
  • The JFK Federal Building is located directly across from City Hall Plaza.



Arriving at Logan Airport:
 

  • Take Mass Port shuttle bus to Blue Line T Station
  • Take Blue Line to Government Center
  • (A taxi from Logan to Government Center is a second option and costs approximately $15.)



Parking
 

  • There are some parking garages in the area, but they fill quickly and are expensive.



Helpful Phone Numbers
 

  • MBTA (subway/bus) - 617-222-5000
  • AMTRAK 800-USA-RAIL