The Pittsfield-Pillow Express
The dance center of the nation is just a bus ride away!
Jacob’s Pillow is in Becket, MA (20 miles from Pittsfield) and home to America’s longest-running international dance festival, a treasured 220-acre National Historic Landmark, and recipient of the prestigious National Medal of Arts. Enjoy FREE round-trip bus transportation from Pittsfield neighborhoods to Jacob's Pillow every Saturday during the Festival.
Great for the family! Activities for all ages include experiencing Free Inside/Out performances, tours, and talks on our beautiful public grounds. Scroll to see a schedule of activities.
All are welcome. Jacob's Pillow theaters, public bathrooms, and pathways are ADA accessible. Read more about accessibility at the Pillow.
Outside food and beverages are welcome and picnicking is encouraged. Be prepared for rain and sun. Umbrellas, hats, a water bottle, and bug spray recommended.
Enjoy a matinee performance with discounted tickets available to all bus riders. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for youth. $10 EBT Card-to-Culture tickets are also available. Call the bus hotline at 413.207.4082 to order tickets or for more information.
The Berkshire Athenaeum offers a limited number of tickets to every Saturday matinee performance for riders of the Pittsfield-Pillow Express. These tickets can be checked out through the Museum Passes program. Learn more on their website.
- Morningside Community School, 100 Burbank St
- Tyler Street Lab, 730 Tyler Street
- Christian Center, 193 Robbins Ave
- Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires, 16 Melville St
- Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield's Public Library, 1 Wendell Ave
Pickups in Pittsfield | noon & 3pm
Dropoff at Jacob's Pillow | 1pm & 4pm
Bus Departs Jacob's Pillow | 4:15pm & 7:30pm
Click below for full pickup and drop-off schedule.
Trips to the Pillow
First Route to the Pillow
Pickup at Morningside Community School | noon
Pickup at Tyler Street Lab | 12:05pm
Pickup at Christian Center | 12:10PM
Pickup at Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires | 12:15pm
Pickup at Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library | 12:20PM
Arrive at Jacob’s Pillow | 1PM
Second Route to the Pillow
Pickup at Morningside Community School |3PM
Pickup at Tyler Street Lab | 3:05pm
Pickup at Christian Center | 3:10PM
Pickup at Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires | 3:15pm
Pickup at Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library | 3:20PM
Arrive at Jacob’s Pillow | 4PM
Return Trips to Pittsfield
First Return to Pittsfield
Depart from Jacob’s Pillow | 4:15PM
Drop-off at Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library | 4:50pm
Drop-off at Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires | 4:55pm
Drop-off at Christian Center | 5pm
Drop-off at Tyler Street Lab | 5:05pm
Drop-off at Morningside Community School | 5:10pm
Second Return to Pittsfield
Depart from Jacob’s Pillow | 7:30PM
Drop-off at Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Library | 8:05pm
Drop-off at Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires | 8:10pm
Drop-off at Christian Center | 8:15pm
Drop-off at Tyler Street Lab | 8:20pm
Drop-off at Morningside Community School | 8:25pm
Reserve your seat today
To reserve your seat, to purchase Matinee Performance tickets, or for more info call the bus hotline at 413.207.4082
Passengers 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Walk-ups are welcome, but seats and matinee tickets cannot be guaranteed. The Pillow is not responsible for any items lost or stolen on the bus.
The Pittsfield-Pillow Express is made possible by a generous donation from a Trustee of Jacob’s Pillow. Thank you to our partners.