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There are 5 ways to get from Brockton to Melrose by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Brockton to South Station Middleborough/Lakeville Line
  2. Take the subway from Chinatown to Oak Grove Orange Line

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Brockton to South Station Middleborough/Lakeville Line
  2. Take the train from North Station to Melrose/Cedar Park Haverhill Line

Line 12 bus, line 23 bus, bus, subway, line 137 bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Main St and Church St to Ashmont Station 12
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Talbot Ave @ Dorchester Ave to Nubian 23 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Nubian to Washington St @ Essex St Sl5 / ...
  4. Take the subway from Chinatown to Oak Grove
  5. Take the line 137 bus from Oak Grove Busway to Main St @ E Emerson St 131 / ...

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brockton to Melrose 31.9 miles

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Brockton to Melrose 31.9 miles

Brockton to Melrose by train, walk, subway and bus

The journey time between Brockton and Melrose is around 1h 53m and covers a distance of around 29 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 43 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 22m. Operated by MBTA, the Brockton to Melrose service departs from Brockton and arrives in Main St @ E Emerson St. Typically 69 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 10m
Layover time:
43 min
Total time:
1h 53m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 22m
Journey distance:
29 miles
Services per week:
69
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:11
Last service departs at:
21:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brockton to Melrose train, walk, subway and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brockton to Melrose is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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The fastest way to get from Brockton to Melrose is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs $110 - $140.

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No, there is no direct train from Brockton to Melrose. However, there are services departing from Brockton and arriving at Melrose/Cedar Park via Boylston and North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Brockton and Melrose is 26 miles. The road distance is 31.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Brockton to Melrose without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 37m and costs $1 - $18.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Brockton to Melrose, including transfers.

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Brockton to Melrose train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Brockton station.

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Brockton to Melrose train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Melrose/Cedar Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brockton to Melrose is 32 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Brockton to Melrose.

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Map of how to get from Brockton to Melrose.
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  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between Brockton, MA, USA and Melrose, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Brockton to Melrose via South Station, Boylston, North Station, and North Station in around 2h 8m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Brockton to South Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $10
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$6 - $10
Subway from Chinatown to Oak Grove
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Train from North Station to Melrose/Cedar Park
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $8
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$3 - $8
Bus operators
Brockton Area Transit Authority
Phone
+1 508 588-1000
Website
ridebat.com
Bus from Main St and Church St to Ashmont Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ridebat.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Talbot Ave @ Dorchester Ave to Nubian
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Bus from Nubian to Washington St @ Essex St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Bus from Oak Grove Busway to Main St @ E Emerson St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Brockton to Melrose
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cab Brockton
Phone
+1-508-583-1234

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