There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Newton by tram, bus, taxi, car or foot
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Take the tram from Kenmore to Newton Centre
Take the line 70 bus from Western Ave @ Green St to Main St @ Merchants Row
Take a taxi from Cambridge to Newton
Drive from Cambridge to Newton
Walk from Cambridge to Newton
Cambridge to Newton by tram
The tram journey time between Cambridge and Newton is around 20 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. The fastest tram normally takes 18 min. Operated by MBTA, the Cambridge to Newton tram service departs from Kenmore and arrives in Newton Centre. Typically 987 trams run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Cambridge to Newton tram schedules
Trams departing Saturday, October 16, 2021
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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Newton is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.
The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Newton is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 12 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Western Ave @ Green St and arriving at Main St @ Merchants Row. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kenmore and arriving at Newton Centre. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.
The distance between Cambridge and Newton is 6 miles. The road distance is 8 miles.
The best way to get from Cambridge to Newton without a car is to tram which takes 20 min and costs $1 - $3.
The tram from Kenmore to Newton Centre takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.
Cambridge to Newton bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Western Ave @ Green St station.
Cambridge to Newton train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Kenmore station.
Cambridge to Newton bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Main St @ Merchants Row station.
What companies run services between Cambridge, MA, USA and Newton, MA, USA?
MBTA operates a vehicle from Kenmore to Newton Centre every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from Western Ave @ Green St to Main St @ Merchants Row every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $0 - $5 and the journey takes 21 min.
Bus from Western Ave @ Green St to Main St @ Merchants Row
- Ave. Duration
- 21 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $0 - $5
- Children 11 and under
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More Questions & Answers
Cambridge to Newton train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Newton Centre station.
Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Newton is 8 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Cambridge to Newton.
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