There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Quincy by train, subway, taxi or car
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Train • 14 min
$3 - $8
Subway • 22 min
2 alternative options
Taxi • 14 min
$35 - $45
Drive • 14 min
$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
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Boston to Quincy train schedules
Trains departing Saturday, July 31, 2021
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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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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.
The quickest way to get from Boston to Quincy is to train which costs $3 - $8 and takes 14 min.
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.
The distance between Boston and Quincy is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.
The best way to get from Boston to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs $3 - $8.
The train from South Station to Quincy Center takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Boston to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, depart from South Station.
Boston to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Quincy Center station.
Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Quincy is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Boston to Quincy.
There are 331+ hotels available in Quincy. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
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 from South Station to Quincy Center
- Ave. Duration
- 14 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $3 - $8
Subway from Downtown Crossing to Quincy Center
- Ave. Duration
- 22 min
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
- Schedules at
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