There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Worcester by bus, train, taxi or car
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Take the bus from Boston, MA to Worcester, MA
Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester
2 alternative options
Take a taxi from Cambridge to Worcester
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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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Cambridge to Worcester bus schedules
Buses departing Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Buses departing Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Buses departing Thursday, October 21, 2021
Buses departing Friday, October 22, 2021
Buses departing Sunday, October 24, 2021
Buses departing Monday, October 25, 2021
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are recommended
- There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
- Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Worcester is 800-232-4636.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Worcester is recommended.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from Cambridge to Worcester is to drive, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 48 min.
The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Worcester is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 48 min.
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.
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.
The distance between Cambridge and Worcester is 37 miles. The road distance is 41.7 miles.
The best way to get from Cambridge to Worcester without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $26 - $35.
The bus from Boston, MA to Worcester, MA takes 50 min including transfers and departs six times a week.
Cambridge to Worcester bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Boston, MA station.
Cambridge to Worcester train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Back Bay station.
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.
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 from Back Bay to Worcester
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 24m
- Estimated price
- $0 - $13
- children 11 and under
- $10 - $13
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More Questions & Answers
Cambridge to Worcester bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Worcester, MA station.
Cambridge to Worcester train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Worcester station.
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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