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There are 5 ways to get from Boston College Station to Harvard University by bus, tram, subway, taxi or foot

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Line 86 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to Quincy St @ Kirkland St 86

$2 - $7

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Line 86 bus via Harvard  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to Harvard 86

$2 - $7

Tram, subway  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the tram from Boston College to Park Street B
  2. Take the subway from Park Street to Harvard Red Line

$6

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boston College Station to Harvard University 5 miles

$20 - $25

Walk  •  1h 26m

  1. Walk from Boston College Station to Harvard University 4.5 miles

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The cost-effective way to get from Boston College Station to Harvard University is to tram and subway, which costs $6 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston College Station to Harvard University is to taxi which costs $20 - $25 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd and arriving at Quincy St @ Kirkland St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston College Station to Harvard University. However, there are services departing from Boston College and arriving at Harvard via Park Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Boston College Station and Harvard University is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Boston College Station to Harvard University without a car is to line 86 bus which takes 44 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The line 86 bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to Quincy St @ Kirkland St takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Boston College Station to Harvard University bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd station.

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Boston College Station to Harvard University train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Boston College station.

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Boston College Station to Harvard University bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Quincy St @ Kirkland St station.

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Map of how to get from Boston College Station to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 3.6 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Boston College Station, MA, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to Quincy St @ Kirkland St every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Tram from Boston College to Park Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Park Street to Harvard
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to Quincy St @ Kirkland St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to Harvard
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Boston College Station to Harvard University
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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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Boston College Station to Harvard University train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Harvard station.

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