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There are 6 ways to get from Brighton to Back Bay (Station) by train, bus, tram, night bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from Boston Landing to Back Bay Framingham/Worcester Line

$2 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 501 bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the line 501 bus from Washington St @ Waldo Terr to Stuart St @ Dartmouth St 501

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Tram  •  31 min

  1. Take the tram from Warren Street to Copley B

$3

Line 57 night bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 57 night bus from Washington St @ Foster St to Boylston St @ Clarendon St 57

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brighton to Back Bay (Station) 5.1 miles

$20 - $25

Walk  •  1h 32m

  1. Walk from Brighton to Back Bay (Station) 4.8 miles

Brighton to Back Bay (Station) by train

The train journey time between Brighton and Back Bay (Station) is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest train normally takes 9 min. Operated by MBTA, the Brighton to Back Bay (Station) train service departs from Boston Landing and arrives in Back Bay. Typically 160 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9 min
Fastest train time:
9 min
Trains per week:
160
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:34
Last train departs at:
23:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brighton to Back Bay (Station) train schedules

Brighton → Back Bay (Station)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Back Bay (Station) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Back Bay (Station) is recommended.

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

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Back Bay (Station) is to tram which costs $3 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Back Bay (Station) is to taxi which costs $20 - $25 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington St @ Waldo Terr and arriving at Stuart St @ Dartmouth St. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston Landing and arriving at Back Bay. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Back Bay (Station) is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Back Bay (Station) without a car is to train which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $8.

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The train from Boston Landing to Back Bay takes 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Brighton to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Washington St @ Waldo Terr station.

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Brighton to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Boston Landing station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Back Bay (Station) is to train which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 501 bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Back Bay (Station).
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

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

MBTA operates a train from Boston Landing to Back Bay hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $8 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from Washington St @ Waldo Terr to Stuart St @ Dartmouth St hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 15 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Boston Landing to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Website
MBTA
Tram from Warren Street to Copley
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Washington St @ Waldo Terr to Stuart St @ Dartmouth St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Night bus from Washington St @ Foster St to Boylston St @ Clarendon St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Brighton to Back Bay (Station)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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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Brighton to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Stuart St @ Dartmouth St station.

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Brighton to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Back Bay station.

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