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There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Gloucester by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from North Station to Gloucester Newburyport/Rockport Line

$5 - $11

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boston to Gloucester 35.7 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Gloucester 35.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Boston to Gloucester 35.7 miles

$55 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Gloucester is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Gloucester is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from North Station station and arriving at Gloucester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Boston and Gloucester is 27 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Gloucester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs $5 - $11.

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The train from North Station to Gloucester takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Boston to Gloucester train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at North Station.

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Boston to Gloucester train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Gloucester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Gloucester is 36 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Boston to Gloucester.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Gloucester. Prices start at $143 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Gloucester.
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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Gloucester, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Boston to Gloucester hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Boston to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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UberPool
$50 - $70
UberX
$55 - $75
UberXL
$100 - $130
Black
$150 - $190
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Boston to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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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