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There are 3 ways to get from Cambridge to Boston Common by subway, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  11 min

  1. Take the subway from Central to Park Street Red Line

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Boston Common 3.2 miles

$14 - $17

Walk  •  54 min

  1. Walk from Cambridge to Boston Common 2.9 miles

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Boston Common is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Boston Common is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Boston Common is to subway which costs $3 and takes 11 min.

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The fastest way to get from Cambridge to Boston Common is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $14 - $17.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Central and arriving at Park Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Boston Common is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Cambridge to Boston Common without a car is to subway which takes 11 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Central to Park Street takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Cambridge to Boston Common train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Central station.

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Cambridge to Boston Common train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Park Street station.

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There are 386+ hotels available in Boston Common. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Boston Common.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, MA, USA and Boston Common, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a vehicle from Central to Park Street every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 7 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Central to Park Street
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cambridge to Boston Common
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$14 - $17
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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