Lowell (Massachusetts)

Lowell is a city in Massachusetts about 40 minutes northwest of Boston. With over 105,000 residents, it is the fourth largest city in Massachusetts, and has an important historical background. It was the first planned industrial city in the United States.

Get in

By plane

The nearest airports are Boston's Logan Airport and Manchester Airport in New Hampshire, each about 40 minutes away.

By train

The Lowell line of the MBTA Commuter Rail has a terminus in Lowell. This train station is about a 15 minute walk from downtown, or there is a shuttle that runs between the train station and downtown.

By car

Take U.S. Route 3 or Interstate 495 to the Lowell Connector, a 2.5 mile highway that ends near downtown Lowell. Be careful; the Lowell Connector is one of the most dangerous highways in the state. Exit 31 on Route 3 and exits 37 and 38 on I-495 will also take you to Lowell.

Get around

Public transportation

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority has regular shuttles going around Lowell and several neighboring towns.











Go next

Boston, the North Shore or the White Mountains are all good next stops.

Routes through Lowell

Lawrence Tewksbury  N  S  Chelmsford Marlborough
END  N  S  Billerica Wilmington

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