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There are 4 ways to get from Alewife Station to Longwood by subway, tram, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway, tram  •  38 min

  1. Take the subway from Alewife to Park Street Red Line
  2. Take the tram from Park Street to Longwood D

$6

Cheapest option

Line 83 bus, line 47 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 83 bus from Rindge Ave @ Russell Field to Prospect St @ Bishop Allen Dr 83
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St to Brookline Ave @ Short St 47

$4 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alewife Station to Longwood 5.7 miles

$22 - $27

Walk  •  1h 37m

  1. Walk from Alewife Station to Longwood 5.1 miles

Alewife Station to Longwood by walk and bus

The journey time between Alewife Station and Longwood is around 46 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 29 min. Services are operated by MBTA. Typically 285 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
46 min
Fastest journey time:
29 min
Services per week:
285
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alewife Station to Longwood walk and bus schedules

Alewife Station → Longwood
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  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

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The social distance requirement in Longwood is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Alewife Station to Longwood is to subway and tram, which costs $6 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alewife Station to Longwood is to taxi which costs $22 - $27 and takes 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alewife Station to Longwood. However, there are services departing from Rindge Ave @ Russell Field and arriving at Brookline Ave @ Short St via Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alewife Station to Longwood. However, there are services departing from Alewife and arriving at Longwood via Park Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Alewife Station and Longwood is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Alewife Station to Longwood without a car is to subway and tram which takes 38 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Alewife Station to Longwood, including transfers.

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

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

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Alewife Station to Longwood bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Brookline Ave @ Short St station.

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Map of how to get from Alewife Station to Longwood.
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Alewife Station to Longwood via Rindge Ave @ Russell Field, Prospect St @ Bishop Allen Dr, Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St, and Brookline Ave @ Short St in around 54 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Alewife to Park Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Tram from Park Street to Longwood
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Rindge Ave @ Russell Field to Prospect St @ Bishop Allen Dr
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St to Brookline Ave @ Short St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Alewife Station to Longwood
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
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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