There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Salem by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  32 min

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

$4 - $9

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Line 450 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 450 bus from Haymarket to Salem Commuter Rail Station 450

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boston to Salem 16.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Salem 16.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Boston to Salem 16.2 miles

$30 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haymarket and arriving at Salem Commuter Rail Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from North Station station and arriving at Salem. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Boston and Salem is 14 miles. The road distance is 16.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Salem without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs .

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The train from North Station to Salem takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Boston to Salem bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Haymarket station.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Salem is to train which takes 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 450 bus, which costs and takes 57 min.

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Boston to Salem bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Salem Commuter Rail Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Salem.
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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

MBTA operates a train from Boston to Salem hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $9 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from Boston to Salem hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Haymarket to Salem Commuter Rail Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Boston to Salem
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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UberPool
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $40
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$70 - $95
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Boston to Salem
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Salem is 16 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Boston to Salem.

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There are 508+ hotels available in Salem. Prices start at $152 USD per night.

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