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There are 5 ways to get from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Brandeis/Roberts to North Station Fitchburg Line
  2. Take the subway from North Station to Back Bay Orange Line

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 553 bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the line 553 bus from South St @ Shapiro Athletic Center to Washington St @ Bacon St 553

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Line 70 bus, line 504 bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Main St @ Everett St to Main St @ Cross St 70
  2. Take the line 504 bus from Watertown Yard to Stuart St @ Dartmouth St 504

$4 - $13

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) 11.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) 11.1 miles

$1 - $2

Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) by walk, train and subway

The journey time between Brandeis University and Back Bay (Station) is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 39 min. Operated by MBTA, the Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) service departs from Brandeis University and arrives in Back Bay. Typically 118 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
43 min
Fastest journey time:
39 min
Journey distance:
14 miles
Services per week:
118
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
22:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) walk, train and subway schedules

Brandeis University → Back Bay (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Back Bay (Station) is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Back Bay (Station) is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station). However, there are services departing from Main St @ Everett St and arriving at Stuart St @ Dartmouth St via Watertown Yard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station). However, there are services departing from Brandeis/Roberts and arriving at Back Bay via North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Brandeis University and Back Bay (Station) is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) without a car is to train and subway which takes 50 min and costs $6 - $12.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station), including transfers.

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Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Main St @ Everett St station.

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Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Brandeis/Roberts station.

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Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Stuart St @ Dartmouth St station.

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Map of how to get from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station).
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  • Distance: 9.4 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Brandeis University, MA, USA and Back Bay (Station), MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) via Main St @ Everett St, Main St @ Cross St, and Watertown Yard in around 1h 7m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Brandeis/Roberts to North Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
MBTA
Subway from North Station to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Main St @ Everett St to Main St @ Cross St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Watertown Yard to Stuart St @ Dartmouth St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from South St @ Shapiro Athletic Center to Washington St @ Bacon St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Back Bay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station) is 11 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Brandeis University to Back Bay (Station).

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