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There are 5 ways to get from Alewife Station to Brandeis University by subway, bus, train, taxi or car

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Subway, line 70 bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the subway from Alewife to Central Red Line
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Green St @ Magazine St to Main St @ Malone St 70

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 83 bus, line 70 bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the line 83 bus from Rindge Ave @ Russell Field to Magazine St @ Green St 83
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Green St @ Pearl St to Main St @ Lunda St 70

$4 - $13

3 alternative options

Subway, train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the subway from Alewife to Porter Red Line
  2. Take the train from Porter to Brandeis/Roberts Fitchburg Line

$6 - $11

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alewife Station to Brandeis University 8.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Alewife Station to Brandeis University 8.2 miles

$1 - $2

Alewife Station to Brandeis University by walk and bus

The journey time between Alewife Station and Brandeis University is around 1h 23m and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 51 min. Services are operated by MBTA. Typically 268 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 23m
Fastest journey time:
51 min
Services per week:
268
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:45
Last service departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alewife Station to Brandeis University walk and bus schedules

Alewife Station → Brandeis University
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The cheapest way to get from Alewife Station to Brandeis University is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alewife Station to Brandeis University is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alewife Station to Brandeis University. However, there are services departing from Rindge Ave @ Russell Field and arriving at Main St @ Lunda St via Green St @ Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alewife Station to Brandeis University. However, there are services departing from Alewife and arriving at Brandeis/Roberts via Porter. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Alewife Station and Brandeis University is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Alewife Station to Brandeis University without a car is to subway and line 70 bus which takes 1h 26m and costs $4 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from Alewife Station to Brandeis University, including transfers.

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Alewife Station to Brandeis University bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Rindge Ave @ Russell Field station.

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Alewife Station to Brandeis University train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Alewife station.

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Alewife Station to Brandeis University bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Main St @ Lunda St station.

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Map of how to get from Alewife Station to Brandeis University.
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  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

What companies run services between Alewife Station, MA, USA and Brandeis University, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Alewife Station to Brandeis University via Rindge Ave @ Russell Field, Magazine St @ Green St, Green St @ Pearl St, and Main St @ Lunda St in around 1h 38m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Alewife to Central
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Alewife to Porter
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Porter to Brandeis/Roberts
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Green St @ Magazine St to Main St @ Malone St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Rindge Ave @ Russell Field to Magazine St @ Green St
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Green St @ Pearl St to Main St @ Lunda St
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Alewife Station to Brandeis University
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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Alewife Station to Brandeis University train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Brandeis/Roberts station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alewife Station to Brandeis University is 8 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Alewife Station to Brandeis University.

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