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Public Transportation & Parking

The Main Campus of Mount Auburn Hospital is located at 330 Mount Auburn Street in Cambridge. Traveling here is convenient to Public Transportation and roads leading to and including Mount Auburn Street have bicycle lanes. Preferred method of travel to and from our main campus is walking, biking or public transportation to minimize traffic congestion on Mount Auburn Street and the surrounding residential areas.


For your convenience we offer racks to secure your bicycle during your visit. Located on Mount Auburn Street next to the bus shelter is a Hubway station.

Public Transportation

If you are using public transportation to arrive for your appointment, the MBTA bus stop is located directly in front of the hospital on Mount Auburn Street. Bus #71 and #73 stop on either side of the street going to and from Harvard Square.

The Harvard Square MBTA Red line station is approximately a fifteen minute walk to the hospital.

Mount Auburn Hospital is a member of the Alewife Transportation Management Association.


If you are driving to your appointment parking is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the East and West garages. The West garage located next to the Stanton building and the East Garage located next to the Needham and Medical Office buildings. Please note that there are no elevators in the East garage, however there is direct access to the hospital elevators on Parking Levels A, C and E. There are elevators on each level of the West garage.

Handicapped parking and access is available on Level A and C of the East parking garage, and the entire West garage at regular rates.

Parking Discount

If you are parked for longer than two hours per visit you are eligible for a capped parking rate of $7.00. Take your garage ticket to the Parking Cashier located next to the Stanton Lobby or the Protection Services console on the ground floor of the Needham Building, across from the Emergency Department to receive your discounted parking pass.

You may purchase discount parking booklets (10 validations per booklet for $35.00) for family members of patients in the SICU, MICU, patients admitted for more than five consecutive days, or patients with financial hardships. Booklets are available at the Protection Services console 24 hours per day. Cash or check will be accepted. If you have a financial hardship and cannot afford to pay the hourly parking rates, please contact Social Work at 617-499-5050.


For your safety, you should lock your car and park only in marked spaces. We make frequent patrols of the parking garage, however we cannot be responsible for loss or damage to your vehicle.

Questions about parking at Mount Auburn Hospital should be directed to the Protection Services department at 617-499-5040.

Parking Rates

First 30 minutes Free
30 minutes - 1 hour $4.00
1 hour - 1 ½ hours $5.00
1½ hours - 2 hours $6.00
*2 hours - 2 ½ hours $7.00
2 ½ hours - 3 hours $8.00
3 hours - 5 hours $9.00
5 hours - 7 hours $15.00
7 hours - 24 hours $25.00

*If parked for more than 2 hours, please refer to the Parking Discount section below.

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