Parking and Transportation

Parking in Wellesley

Parking options include:

  • Metered on-street parking in Wellesley’s three major business districts.

Please note: Meters are operational from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. On all FEDERAL holidays, parking is free.

During specific times of the year, free parking may be available at bagged meters ONLY.

    • Off-street parking in Wellesley’s commuter and business lots.

    Annual passes for all day lots may be purchased from the Office of the Town Treasurer and Parking Clerk.

    Mobile Parking Payments
    The Town of Wellesley offers two mobile payment applications to help make parking easy, PayByPhone and Passport.

    More information is available at the Town of Wellesley’s website.

    Catch Connect is a curb-to-curb MicroTransit system, allowing the ultimate flexibility to riders.

    Wellesley Catch Connect Service:

    Catch Connect will service any address within the Town of Wellesley, as well as: Newton Wellesley Hospital, Natick Community Center, Woodland MBTA Station, Waban MBTA Station.

    Trips must be booked when the customer is ready and are provided on a first come first served basis!

    Riders can make transfers to other transit systems:

    • MWRTA Route 1 at Woodland
    • MWRTA Routes 10 & 11 at Natick Community Center
    • MBTA Fram/Worc Commuter Rail Line via Wellesley Square, Wellesley Hills, or Wellesley Farms Commuter Rail Stations
    • MBTA GreenLine via Woodland or Waban T Station

    Please click here to view a service map.

    Service Hours: 6:45AM – 6:45PM, Monday-Friday.

    No Catch Connect service is provided on the following holidays:
    New Year’s Day, Patriots Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
    *The service may operate on a reduced/limited schedule on other holidays. Visit the MWRTA homepage as the holiday approaches for exact schedule details.
    Fare collection has begun as of May 1, 2023. Fares are currently $2.00 per trip. When logging into the Catch App, please visit the “Fares” tab. There, you can link a Credit/Debit card to your account and add value.
    Customers are limited to 4 shopping bags or 3 pieces of luggage, not to exceed 40 lbs. each, to ensure room for additional customers onboard.
    How to Ride
    See the video below for how to use the application:

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