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Directions to Campus


Porter's is located in the town of Farmington, Connecticut, nine miles west of Hartford. We are 109 miles from New York City and 111 miles from Boston.

Air: Bradley International Airport, in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, is a 30-minute drive from the campus. Rental cars, taxis or limousines are available to complete the trip. If driving from the airport, parents should take Route 20 East, to I-91 South, to I-84 West. Take Exit 39 (Farmington). To continue, see directions from Exit 39. 

Bus: Bonanza and Peter Pan buses travel between Boston and New York City with a stop in Farmington on a regular basis. Taxi service is available to the school. Greyhound and Trailways buses serve Hartford from Boston and New York City on a regular basis. Taxi service and rental cars are available nearby. 

Car: From the Boston area, take Route 90 West (Mass. Pike) to I-84 West. Take Exit 39. To continue, see directions from Exit 39. 

From Albany, take Route 90 East, to I-91 South, to I-84 West. Take Exit 39. To continue, see directions from Exit 39. 

From New York City, take 684 North to I-84 East. Take Exit 39. To continue, see directions from Exit 39. 


Directions from Exit 39: At the end of the exit ramp, continue straight through the light onto Route 4 West. Continue through the blinking light, then turn left at the next traffic light onto Main Street (Route 10 South). Continue straight through the light (you will see a sign in the front of the school ). 

The Admission Building: Take the next right onto Mill Lane. At the stop sign, continue straight to arrive at 44 Mill Lane. Parking is available at the building.

The Hacker Theater/Nona Evans Room: Take the next right onto Mill Lane. At the stop sign, turn right onto Garden Street. Turn right into the parking lot next to the tennis courts and Hacker Theater.

The Pool Building/Riverview Lounge: Take the next right onto Mill Lane. At the stop sign, turn right onto Garden Street. and an immediate left into our pool building parking lot. Please use the front entrance.
 

Specific Locations on Campus (with parking)

* Kiki's Field (soccer and lacrosse) is located at 155 Garden Street. Street parking is available.

* The Cowbarn Field (softball) is located at 165 Garden Street. Street parking is available.

* Oaklea Field (field hockey and ultimate) is located at 38 Mountain Road. There is a small parking lot with additional parking at the Hillstead across the street.

* The Crisp Gym and the Mellon Gym (badminton, volleyball, basketball) are located at 76 Garden Street with parking next to the tennis courts.

* The tennis courts and the Hacker Theater are located at 76 Garden Street. Street parking and the tennis courts parking lot serve both sites.

* The Squash and Pool building is located at 90 Garden (with an adjacent parking lot as well as street parking, the tennis courts parking lot and the admission parking lot nearby).

*  Main (dining hall, college counseling, and administrative offices) is located at 60 Main Street, but parking is limited to 5-minute drop off or pickup in front. Parking lots are available off of Garden Street at Admission, the pool and squash building, and next to the tennis courts.

*Admission is located at 44 Mill Lane. Parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the Admission building.

Miss Porter's School
60 Main Street   |    Farmington, CT 06032  |   Telephone: 860-409-3500  |  Since 1843
A BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS GRADES NINE THROUGH 12