Directions

Earthdance
252 Prospect Street, Plainfield, MA 01070

Directions by plane | by train | by bus | the last leg (after public transport) | by car

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PLEASE BE ADVISED that some information may have been impacted by Covid-19 and we cannot guarantee transportation availability or prices.
(Please check the map to see distance of Northampton, MA to Earthdance location)

 

By PLANE

Closest Airport: Hartford/Springfield, CT: Bradley International Airport. https://www.bradley-airport.com.

Options from Bradley International to Northampton include:

  • Seemo Shuttle from Bradley to Northampton: Shuttle with others: $42 each. Private car: $89 plus 15% for driver. Service hours: From 4:00 am to 1:00
    am. Call 413-586-1120 between the hours of 8AM - 7PM (Mon-Sun) to make a reservation. http://www.seemoshuttle.com
  • Valley Transporter: Shared service arrives at Bradley Airport every hour by quarter past the hour (ie. 8:15) and departs every hour on the half-hour (ie. 8:30). Bradley to Northampton: $57 for one, $25 for second, $15 each additional. Bradley to Earthdance: $132.25 for one, $25 second, $15 each additional (fares include gratuity). Reservations accepted up to 3 months in advance, more notice is better for availability. Service hours: From 5 am to 12:30am. Call (413) 253-1350 to make a reservation (must reserve at least 48 hours in advance). http://www.valleytransporter.com.  
  • Taxis from Bradley Airport to Northampton are around $60 and can be shared by up to 4 individuals.
  • Unfortunately, Peter Pan bus line no longer offers service between Bradley Airport and Northampton, MA.

Other airports nearby are Boston (Logan International) and Albany, NY.

 

By TRAIN
Closest Train Station: Pittsfield, MA or Northampton, MA;
Amtrak (800) 872-7245 or www.amtrak.com.

 

By BUS

To Northampton, MA - Peter Pan Bus Lines (800) 343-9999 or www.peterpanbus.com

  • from Boston, approx 3 hours.
  • from New York, 4 hours.

     

THE LAST LEG:

Northampton, Pittsfield, Amherst, Springfield or Bradley Airport to Earthdance.
There are several options of how to get from local transportation centers to Earthdance:

 

VALLEY TRANSPORTER VAN SERVICE
Call for reservations at (413 )253 -1350 option #2 (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat & Sun 9am-4pm) or book advance reservations at  www.valleytransporer.com. Shared Service (see section from Bradley Airport) and Private Service available. Private Service provides direct transport, and can be scheduled with pick-up times selected by the passenger.  The fare for 1 up to 3 passenger(s) needing transport to or from Earthdance is $ 201.25 for a total of $402.50 for a round trip. 4 up to 10 Passengers $281.75. for a total of $563.00 for a round trip. These fares already include an automatic 15% gratuity for the driver. (NORTHAMPTON 1-3 PASSENGERS $155.25 4-10 PASSENGERS 241.50 ONE WAY )

 

TAXI LISTINGS

Go Green Taxi 413-584-6244
A ride between Northampton and Plainfield cost $57 for up to 5 people.

GottaGoTaxi 413-461-3070 (number of miles x 2.5 = price)
256 N. Pleasant St. Northampton gbakarani@hotmail.com

Transport the People, Inc. 413-443-7111 (vans; $86.25 one way from Pittsfield)
10 Pleasant Street, Pittsfield MA 01201

Norms Limousine 413-663-8300
573 Ashland Street, North Adams MA 01247

County - Rainbow Taxi, Inc 413-499-4300
10 Pleasant Street, Pittsfield MA 01201

American Cab Co. - American Livery 413-663-3000
429 Curran Highway, North Adams MA 01247

Abbott's Limousine & Livery Service, Inc. (800) 551-5509
435 Greylock Street, Lee, MA 01238

BY CAR TO EARTHDANCE:
We encourage carpooling! 

From the SOUTH and SOUTHEAST (Northampton, MA; Hartford, CT):

Take Interstate I-91 North to Northampton, MA. Take exit 19 and go straight at the stoplight onto Damon Road. Go straight through the next stoplight onto Bridge Road, which leads to Route 9 at Look Park.

Turn right and follow Route 9 West approximately 20 miles towards Pittsfield.

In Cummington, you will pass the turn-off to Route 112 South on your left. Stay on Route 9 for 3.2 more miles. Turn right on Packard Rd., which will turn into Prospect St. when it hits the Plainfield town line. The turn-off onto Packard Rd. isn't obvious, it's after Stage Rd and Beechwood Rd. It's on the right, after a red house and a white house, and before a green house. If you get to West Cummington, you've gone too far.

Proceed one mile up the hill. After the road flattens and straightens out, Earthdance is on the left, just after #262.

From the EAST (Boston, MA):

Take the MA Turnpike (I-90) West to Interstate I-91. Then follow directions in "From the SOUTH."

From the NORTH or NORTHEAST (Greenfield, MA):

Take Route 2 West for 10 miles to Route 112 South in Buckland, MA. Follow Route 112 South to Route 116 North (Spruce Corner Road) in Ashfield (Note: for a short distance, Route 112 and Route 116 join and read as South and North simultaneously!).

After turning right on Route 116 North, you will continue for eight miles.

After you pass through the village of Plainfield and head down a long hill, turn left on Prospect Street. (If you miss Prospect Street you will pass a section of very stately old trees lining both sides of the road and then you will pass a turnoff for route 8A. If this happens turn around and find Prospect Street on your right) Go 2.4 miles, just past Mountain Road on the right, and turn into the Earthdance driveway, the second driveway on the right after Mountain Road.

From the WEST (Pittsfield, MA; Albany, NY):

Take Route 9 East out of Pittsfield. In Dalton, when you turn left onto North St to stay on Route 9, you have 13 miles to go.

When you pass an "Entering Pioneer Valley" sign, it's exactly 2 more miles. Turn left onto Packard Rd, which will turn into Prospect St. when it hits the Plainfield town line.

The turn-off to Packard Rd. is hidden on the left. There's a "School Bus Stop Ahead" sign, then a "No Passing Zone" sign. With little warning, there's another "School Bus Stop Ahead" sign followed by the hidden turn-off to Packard on the left. If you see Beechwood Rd or Stage Rd on the left, you've gone too far. If you backtrack to West Cummington, you've backtracked too far.

Proceed on Packard/Prospect Street for one mile. When the road flattens and straightens out, Earthdance is on the left, after #262.