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There are 5 ways to get from Acton to Quincy by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway

  1. Take the train from South Acton to Porter
  2. Take the subway from Porter to Quincy Center

4 alternative options

Bus, line 9 bus, subway

  1. Take the bus from Acton, MA - Rt. 119 & 2A to Boston, MA - Copley Square
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Boylston St @ Clarendon St to W Broadway @ Broadway Station
  3. Take the subway from Broadway to Quincy Center

Bus, line 504 bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Acton, MA - Rt. 119 & 2A to Boston, MA - Copley Square
  2. Take the line 504 bus from Stuart St @ Dartmouth St to Lincoln St @ Essex St
  3. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Acton to Quincy

Drive

  1. Drive from Acton to Quincy

Acton to Quincy by bus and train

The journey time between Acton and Quincy is around 1h 53m and covers a distance of around 33 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 26 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 53m. Operated by Yankee Line and MBTA, the Acton to Quincy service departs from Acton, MA - Rt. 119 & 2A and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 27m
Layover time:
26 min
Total time:
1h 53m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 53m
Journey distance:
33 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$12
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:55
Last service departs at:
06:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Acton to Quincy bus and train schedules

Acton → Quincy
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Quincy is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Quincy is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Quincy is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Acton to Quincy is to drive, which costs $3 - $5 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Acton to Quincy is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Acton and Quincy is 27 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Acton to Quincy without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 30m and costs $11 - $26.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Acton to Quincy, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Acton to Quincy is 33 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Acton to Quincy.

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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Acton, MA, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Acton to Quincy. However, you can take the taxi to South Acton, take the train to Porter, take the walk to Porter, then take the subway to Quincy Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Acton to Quincy via Boston, MA - Copley Square, Boylston St @ Clarendon St, W Broadway @ Broadway Station, and Broadway in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Acton to Porter
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $10
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$6 - $10
Subway from Porter to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Subway from Broadway to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Train from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $8
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$3 - $8
Bus operators
Yankee Line
Phone
+1 617 268 8890
Email
mail@yankeeline.us
Website
yankeeline.us
Bus from Acton, MA - Rt. 119 & 2A to Boston, MA - Copley Square
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12
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Yankee line
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Boylston St @ Clarendon St to W Broadway @ Broadway Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Bus from Stuart St @ Dartmouth St to Lincoln St @ Essex St
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Acton to Quincy
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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