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There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Worcester by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Worcester, MA

Cheapest option

Train

  1. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester

2 alternative options

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Cambridge to Worcester

Drive

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Worcester

Cambridge to Worcester by bus

The bus journey time between Cambridge and Worcester is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 41 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 50 min. Operated by OurBus, the Cambridge to Worcester bus service departs from Boston, MA and arrives in Worcester, MA. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
50 min
Fastest bus time:
50 min
Bus distance:
41 miles
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$26
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:50
Last bus departs at:
08:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambridge to Worcester bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Worcester is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Worcester is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Cambridge to Worcester is to drive, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Worcester is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Worcester, MA. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Back Bay and arriving at Worcester. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 24m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Worcester is 37 miles. The road distance is 41.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Worcester without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $26 - $35.

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The bus from Boston, MA to Worcester, MA takes 50 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Cambridge to Worcester bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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Cambridge to Worcester train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Back Bay station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Worcester is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $26 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $0 - $13 and takes 1h 24m.

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  • Distance: 36.6 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, MA, USA and Worcester, MA, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Boston, MA to Worcester, MA 6 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a train from Back Bay to Worcester hourly. Tickets cost $0 - $13 and the journey takes 1h 24m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $13
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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Other operators
Taxi from Cambridge to Worcester
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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Cambridge to Worcester bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Worcester, MA station.

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Cambridge to Worcester train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Worcester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Worcester is 42 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Cambridge to Worcester.

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