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There are 3 ways to get from Athol to Quincy by train, subway, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway

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

Cheapest option

Train, line 505 bus

  1. Take the train from Wachusett to Waltham
  2. Take the line 505 bus from Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station to Lincoln St @ Essex St

1 alternative option

Drive

  1. Drive from Athol to Quincy

Athol to Quincy by bus and train

The journey time between Athol and Quincy is around 8h 10m and covers a distance of around 88 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 30m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 56m. Operated by Montachusett Regional Transit Authority and MBTA, the Athol to Quincy service departs from Athol Memorial Hospital and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 23 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 39m
Layover time:
5h 30m
Total time:
8h 10m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 56m
Journey distance:
88 miles
Services per week:
23
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:19
Last service departs at:
18:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Athol to Quincy bus and train schedules

Athol → 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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athol to Quincy is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Athol to Quincy is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 42m.

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The distance between Athol and Quincy is 66 miles. The road distance is 78.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Athol to Quincy without a car is to train and subway which takes 4h 45m and costs $3 - $20.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Athol to Quincy, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athol to Quincy is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Athol to Quincy.

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There are 328+ hotels available in Quincy. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Athol to Quincy.
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  • Distance: 66.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

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

There is no direct connection from Athol to Quincy. However, you can take the bus to Gardner City Hall, take the bus to Wachusett Station, take the walk to Wachusett, take the train to Porter, take the walk to Porter, then take the subway to Quincy Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Athol to Quincy via Gardner City Hall, Wachusett Station, Wachusett, Waltham, Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station, Lincoln St @ Essex St, and South Station in around 5h 51m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Wachusett to Porter
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
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
Train from Wachusett to Waltham
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station to Lincoln St @ Essex St
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0

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