First Presbyterian Church is located in the heart of Waltham, one block off Moody Street on Alder Street. We can be accessed by foot, car, bus or train, depending on your location. We encourage you to use public transportation or carpool if possible. Please see the map below to get directions to our church.

By Bus

Board Bus #554 at Franklin St. and Federal St. in downtown Boston, just a few blocks from Boston Common. Deboard at Moody Street and High Street in downtown Waltham. Walk one block west on High Street, turn right on Beech St. and walk one block. The church is on the corner of Beech St. and Alder St.

By Rail

Take the Fitchburg/South Acton line from North Station or Porter Square Station to Waltham Station. Walk south on Moody Street approximately 6 blocks. Turn left on Alder Street. The church is on the left in one block.

We’re just 15 minutes from Cambridge’s Porter Square!

By Car

Please note that parking near the church is limited. There is a city parking lot (free on Sundays) on Chestnut Street one block west of Moody Street, about 4 blocks from the church. From the church, head west on Alder Street toward Moody Street. Turn right on Moody Street. Follow Moody Street for two blocks and take a left on Chestnut Street. The lot is on your left. Please be advised that parking in the school lot on the corner of Alder Street and Moody Street is no longer permissible except during certain hours. Please obey all posted signs and instructions.

From Boston/Points West

Take Interstate 90 West toward Worcester. Take exit 17 toward Newton/Watertown. Merge onto Washington Street. Turn right at Walnut Street. Turn left at Crafts St, and then take a slight right at Waltham Street. Continue onto High Street. Take a left onto Newton Street. and an immediate right onto Alder Street. The church will be on the right.

From Points East

Take Interstate 90 East toward Boston. Take exit 14 for I-95/MA 128. Keep left at the fork to continue toward Commonwealth Ave/MA-30. Keep left at the fork and follow signs fork and follow signs for MA-128/I-95. Take exit 24 to merge onto Commonwealth Ave/MA-30 toward Newton. Turn left at Lexington Street. Continue on Moody Street. Turn right on Alder Street and the church will be on the left.

From Points North

Take I-95/MA 128 South to exit 26, merging onto Boston Post Road/US 20 toward Waltham. Turn left to stay on Boston Post Road/US 20. Turn right at Prospect Street. Continue on Maple Street. Continue on High Street. Turn right on Beech Street. Turn left at Alder Street. The church will be on your left.

From Points South

Take 1-95/MA 128 North. Take exit 23-24-25 for I-90. Follow the signs for I-95/MA 128. Take exit 24 to merge onto Commonwealth Ave./MA 30 toward Newton. Turn left at Lexington Street. Continue on Moody Street. Turn right at Alder Street. The church will be on the left.