There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Train  •  51 min

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

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 450 bus, train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 450 bus from Haymarket Busway to Salem Commuter Rail Station 450
  2. Take the train from Salem to Manchester Newburyport/Rockport Line

$5 - $14

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea 29.7 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea 29.7 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea 29.7 miles

$50 - $65

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Manchester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Salem to Manchester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Haymarket Busway 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 Manchester-by-the-Sea
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$45 - $65
uberX
$50 - $65
uberXL
$85 - $110
UberBLACK
$130 - $170
uberSUV
$150 - $190
Taxi from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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

How far is it from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea?

The distance between Boston and Manchester-by-the-Sea is 34 km. The road distance is 48 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea?

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea?

The quickest way to get from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs $150 - $190.

Is there a direct train between Boston and Manchester-by-the-Sea?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from North Station and arriving at Manchester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea?

The train from North Station to Manchester takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.