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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center Middleborough/Lakeville Line / ...

$3 - $8

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Subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from Downtown Crossing to Quincy Center Red Line

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boston to Quincy 9.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Quincy 9.7 miles

$1 - $2

Boston to Quincy by train

The train journey time between Boston and Quincy is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest train normally takes 13 min. Operated by MBTA, the Boston to Quincy train service departs from South Station and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 252 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
13 min
Fastest train time:
13 min
Train distance:
8 miles
Trains per week:
252
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:27
Last train departs at:
22:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston to Quincy train schedules

Boston → Quincy
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Quincy is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Quincy is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Quincy is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Quincy is to train which costs $3 - $8 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Station station and arriving at Quincy Center. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Boston and Quincy is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs $3 - $8.

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The train from South Station to Quincy Center takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Boston to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, depart from South Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Quincy is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Boston to Quincy.

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There are 331+ hotels available in Quincy. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 7.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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

MBTA operates a train from South Station to Quincy Center every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Subway from Downtown Crossing to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Other operators
Taxi from Boston to Quincy
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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