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There are 5 ways to get from Brookline to Quincy by subway, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway  •  31 min

  1. Take the subway from Central to Quincy Center Red Line

$3

Cheapest option

Line 22 bus, line 215 bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Jackson Square to Ashmont 22
  2. Take the line 215 bus from Ashmont to Granite St @ Hancock St 215

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Tram, subway  •  52 min

  1. Take the tram from Brookline Village to Park Street D
  2. Take the subway from Park Street to Quincy Center Red Line

$6

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brookline to Quincy 11 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Brookline to Quincy 11 miles

$1 - $2

Brookline to Quincy by bus

The bus journey time between Brookline and Quincy is around 58 min and covers a distance of around 11 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 44 min. Operated by MBTA, the Brookline to Quincy bus service departs from Jackson Square and arrives in Granite St @ Hancock St. Typically 212 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
58 min
Fastest bus time:
44 min
Buses per week:
212
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:30
Last bus departs at:
23:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brookline to Quincy bus schedules

Brookline → Quincy
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Quincy is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Quincy is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Quincy is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Brookline to Quincy is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The fastest way to get from Brookline to Quincy is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $40 - $50 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brookline to Quincy. However, there are services departing from Jackson Square and arriving at Granite St @ Hancock St via Ashmont. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central and arriving at Quincy Center. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Brookline and Quincy is 8 miles. The road distance is 11 miles.

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The best way to get from Brookline to Quincy without a car is to subway which takes 31 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Central to Quincy Center takes 31 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Brookline to Quincy bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Jackson Square station.

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Brookline to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Central station.

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Brookline to Quincy bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Granite St @ Hancock St station.

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Map of how to get from Brookline to Quincy.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Brookline, MA, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a vehicle from Central to Quincy Center every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brookline to Quincy via Ashmont in around 1h 15m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Central to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Tram from Brookline Village to Park Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Park Street to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Jackson Square to Ashmont
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Ashmont to Granite St @ Hancock St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Brookline to Quincy
Ave. Duration
16 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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Brookline to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Quincy Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brookline to Quincy is 11 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Brookline to Quincy.

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There are 335+ hotels available in Quincy. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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