There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Salem 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  •  32 min

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

$4 - $9

Cheapest option

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

$29 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Salem is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Salem is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 22 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 train from North Station to Salem takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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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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
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 Salem
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$29 - $40
uberX
$29 - $40
uberXL
$50 - $65
UberBLACK
$70 - $95
uberSUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Boston to Salem
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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Website
bpdnews.com
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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