Chartered coach transportation from New York City is available for select dates during the Festival. The round-trip fare is $50. To reserve a seat please call the Box Office at 413.243.0745. Chartered coach transportation is not available for Festival 2021.


The meeting point for coach pick-up and drop-off will be at Lincoln Center at Amsterdam Avenue between 64th and 65th streets.


At 8am our bus ambassador will be at the meeting point with a “NYC TO JACOB’S PILLOW” sign. The bus ambassador will check in and direct coach riders to the bus, which arrives at the departure location at approximately 8:15am. The bus driver’s side window will also display a sign for Jacob’s Pillow. Be sure to board the correct bus; there may be other buses parked in this general area. The bus will depart NYC at 8:30am.


The return bus will depart from Jacob’s Pillow at 7pm. The bus will drop off at Lincoln Center only at approximately 11pm. A boxed dinner may be purchased up until two days in advance of the performance for the return trip on any Jacob’s Pillow coach; boxed dinner includes a choice of wrap (Ham, Turkey, Tuna Salad, or Hummus & Veggies), a bag of chips, piece of fruit, cookie, and water bottle.

Public transportation to our meeting point:

Subway: Take the 1 train to 66th Street – Lincoln Center and walk west on 66th Street to Amsterdam Avenue, turning left toward 65th Street. Or, take the A, B, C, or D train to 59th Street – Columbus Circle. Walk northwest on Broadway. Turn left on 65th Street and walk one block to Amsterdam. Turn left on Amsterdam.

Bus: Route M11 has a stop at Amsterdam Avenue and West 65th Street, and Route M66 has a stop at Broadway and West 66th Street. Routes M5, M7, and M104 also make stops at the intersection of Broadway, Columbus, and West 66th Street.

Questions? Email Aki Blackshear at [email protected].

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