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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Newburyport/Rockport Line

$5 - $11

4 alternative options

Line 450 bus, train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. 450
  2. Newburyport/Rockport Line

$6 - $15

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. 35.7 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  45 min

  1. 35.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  45 min

  1. 35.7 miles

$60 - $75

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
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Salem to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Haymarket to Salem Commuter Rail Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
mbta.com
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Boston to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$55 - $75
uberX
$60 - $75
uberXL
$100 - $130
UberBLACK
$150 - $190
uberSUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Boston to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
http://bpdnews.com/
Website
bpdnews.com
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Website
topcab.us
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Gloucester is 43 km. The road distance is 57 km.

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

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

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

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