There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to West Newton by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 18 min
$3 - $8
Line 70 bus • 1h 22m
$2 - $6
2 alternative options
Taxi • 12 min
$30 - $40
Drive • 12 min
$1 - $2
Cambridge to West Newton by trains
The train journey time between Cambridge and West Newton is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest train normally takes 18 min. Operated by MBTA, the Cambridge to West Newton train service departs from Back Bay and arrives in West Newton. Typically 79 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Cambridge to West Newton train schedules
Trains departing Sunday, June 13, 2021
Trains departing Monday, June 14, 2021
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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The most affordable way to get from Cambridge to West Newton is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.
The quickest way to get from Cambridge to West Newton is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 12 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to West Newton. However, there are services departing from Western Ave @ Green St and arriving at Elm St @ Webster St via Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Back Bay and arriving at West Newton. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.
The distance between Cambridge and West Newton is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.8 miles.
The best way to get from Cambridge to West Newton without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs $3 - $8.
The train from Back Bay to West Newton takes 18 min including transfers and departs every three hours.
Cambridge to West Newton bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Western Ave @ Green St station.
Cambridge to West Newton train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Back Bay station.
The best way to get from Cambridge to West Newton is to train which takes 18 min and costs $3 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 70 bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 1h 22m.
What companies run services between Cambridge, MA, USA and West Newton, MA, USA?
MBTA operates a train from Back Bay to West Newton every 3 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from Western Ave @ Green St to Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 36 min.
Train from Back Bay to West Newton
- Ave. Duration
- 18 min
- Every 3 hours
- Estimated price
- $3 - $8
Bus from Western Ave @ Green St to Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station
- Ave. Duration
- 36 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $2 - $7
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More Questions & Answers
Cambridge to West Newton bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Carter St opp Commuter Rail Station.
Cambridge to West Newton train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at West Newton station.
Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to West Newton is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Cambridge to West Newton.
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