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There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Townsend by bus, taxi, train or car

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Recommended option

Route 3, taxi  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the Route 3 from Boston, MA - South Station to Tyngsboro, MA Northbound
  2. Take a taxi from Tyngsboro, MA to Townsend

$115 - $139

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from North Station to Shirley Fitchburg Line

$82 - $101

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boston to Townsend 43.1 miles

$260 - $320

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Townsend 43.1 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Townsend is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Townsend is to taxi which costs $260 - $320 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Boston and Townsend is 39 miles. The road distance is 43.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Townsend without a car is to Route 3 and taxi which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $110 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Boston to Townsend, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Townsend is 43 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Boston to Townsend.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Townsend. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Townsend.
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  • Distance: 39.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

MBTA operates a train from Boston to Townsend every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Tyngsboro, MA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tyngsboro, MA to Townsend
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Merrimack Taxi Co
Phone
+1 978-687-0911

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