Directions

There are several ways to get to the Amherst Survival Center at 138 Sunderland Road, North Amherst.

By bus:

NEW! #32 Bus Comes Directly to the Amherst Survival Center!

Between November 1, 2013 – May 9, 2014, the Bus #32 will be revised to include ten (10) stops at the Amherst Survival Center including four (4) express routes.

The express routes go from Amherst College to the downtown Amherst Post Office to the Amherst Survival Center in North Amherst.

 

 

Click here to download this special schedule.

 

Other Bus Routes

Take Bus #31 toward Sunderland.  Get off the bus at the House of Teriyaki/North Amherst Center.  Walk one half mile north (toward Sunderland) until you see our new green building on the left, across from Cowls.

Driving from the south on Route 116:

At the light/intersection, turn onto Rte 63/Meadow Street.  In .4 miles, you will get to another traffic light.  Make a left turn and bear left at the fork.  Continue one half mile north (toward Sunderland) until you see our new green building on the left, across from Cowls.

Driving from the north on Route 116:

Turn left on Sunderland Road, just past the Amherst town line. Our new green building is on the right, about a half mile down the road.

From Downtown Amherst – through the UMass campus:

From Downtown Amherst/North Pleasant Street, make a left at the light by Bertucci’s, which will keep you on North Pleasant Street.  Go .5 miles and at the lights, make a right (you will still be on North Pleasant Street).  Go 1.8 miles straight through campus (and several sets of lights, many crosswalks, and a rotary).   You will reach the North Amherst intersection (House of Teriyaki will be on your right).  Go straight through the set of lights and bear left at the fork (to the left of the North Amherst library).  Continue one half mile north (toward Sunderland) until you see our new green building on the left, across from Cowls.

From Downtown Amherst – avoiding the UMass campus:

From North Pleasant Street, continue straight at the light by Bertucci’s (you are now on East Pleasant Street).  Go 1.2 miles until the street ends at a stop sign.  Make a left onto Pine Street.  Continue for .9 miles.  You will get to North Amherst Center’s intersection/traffic light.  Turn right, and then bear left at the fork (to the left of the North Amherst library).  Continue one half mile north (toward Sunderland) until you see our new green building on the left, across from Cowls.


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