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There are 6 ways to get from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston by bus, train, night bus, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 9 bus  •  18m

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Boylston St @ Clarendon St to W Broadway @ E St 9

$2 - $6

5 alternative options

Train, line 11 bus  •  29m

  1. Take the train from Back Bay to South Station Needham Line / ...
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Summer St @ South Station - Red Line entrance to W 7th St @ Dorchester St 11

$5 - $13

Line 10 night bus  •  15m

  1. Take the line 10 night bus from Dartmouth St opp Back Bay Sta to Dorchester St @ E 8th St 10

$2 - $6

Taxi  •  3m

  1. Take a taxi from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston 2.5 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  3m

  1. Take an Uber from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston 2.5 miles

$15 - $17

Walk  •  37m

  1. Walk from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston 1.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston is to line 9 bus which costs $2 - $6 and takes 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boylston St @ Clarendon St and arriving at W Broadway @ E St. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12m.

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The distance between Back Bay (Station) and South Boston is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston without a car is to line 9 bus which takes 18m and costs $2 - $6.

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The line 9 bus from Boylston St @ Clarendon St to W Broadway @ E St takes 12m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Back Bay (Station) to South Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Boylston St @ Clarendon St station.

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Back Bay (Station) to South Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at W Broadway @ E St station.

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There are 813+ hotels available in South Boston. Prices start at $127 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 18m

What companies run services between Back Bay (Station), MA, USA and South Boston, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a bus from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 12m.

Train operators
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Boylston St @ Clarendon St to W Broadway @ E St
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Bus from Summer St @ South Station - Red Line entrance to W 7th St @ Dorchester St
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Night bus from Dartmouth St opp Back Bay Sta to Dorchester St @ E 8th St
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston
Ave. Duration
3m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$18 - $22
UberX
$15 - $17
UberXL
$22 - $25
Black
$30 - $34
Black SUV
$38 - $43
Taxi from Back Bay (Station) to South Boston
Ave. Duration
3m
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
http://bpdnews.com/
Website
bpdnews.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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