Directions By Public Transportation

Public transportation fees range from $1.70 to $2.00 (subway) and $1.25 to $1.50 (bus).

• From Downtown Crossing and South Station
The number 7 bus will stop in the Downtown Crossing area at Summer and Otis Streets and bring you to South Station. From South Station, take the Silver Line. The first stop is the Courthouse.

• From North Station
The number 4 bus will run from North Station on Sleeper Street between Old Northern Avenue and Seaport Boulevard, one block from the Courthouse, between 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM only.

• Express Buses from the North Shore
Express buses run from the North Shore to the Fan Pier area. The numbers 448, 449, and 459 travel from Marblehead, Salem, and Revere and stop at Sleeper and Congress Streets (Children’s Museum stop) which is just one block from the Courthouse.

• MBTA Water Shuttle from the South Shore
The water shuttle from Hingham does not stop at Fan Pier. The shuttle stops at Rowes Wharf/Boston Harbor Hotel, a short walk from the Courthouse (which can be seen across the harbor from Rowes Wharf). For further information, visit the MBTA website at

John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse
1 Courthouse Way, Suite 1420
Boston, MA 02210
T: (617) 261-2440
F: (617) 261-2442