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There are 5 ways to get from Canton to Quincy by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway

  1. Take the train from Canton Junction to South Station
  2. Take the subway from South Station to Quincy Center

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Train

  1. Take the train from Canton Center to South Station
  2. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

3 alternative options

Line 716 bus, line 215 bus

  1. Take the line 716 bus from Washington St - Canton Ctr Sta to Pequit St to Mattapan
  2. Take the line 215 bus from Ashmont to Burgin Pkwy @ Quincy Center Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Canton to Quincy

Drive

  1. Drive from Canton to Quincy

Canton to Quincy by train

The train journey time between Canton and Quincy is around 1h 5m and covers a distance of around 24 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 18 min. The fastest train normally takes 51 min. Operated by MBTA, the Canton to Quincy train service departs from Canton Center and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 80 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
46 min
Layover time:
18 min
Total time:
1h 5m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
51 min
Train distance:
24 miles
Trains per week:
80
Cheapest price:
$0
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:22
Last train departs at:
21:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canton to Quincy train schedules

Canton → Quincy
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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

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Quincy is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Quincy is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Canton to Quincy is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton to Quincy is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canton to Quincy station. However, there are services departing from Washington St - Canton Ctr Sta to Pequit St and arriving at Burgin Pkwy @ Quincy Center Station via Mattapan and Ashmont. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton to Quincy. However, there are services departing from Canton Junction and arriving at Quincy Center via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Canton and Quincy is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Canton to Quincy without a car is to train and subway which takes 56 min and costs $1 - $12.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Canton to Quincy, including transfers.

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Canton to Quincy bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Washington St - Canton Ctr Sta to Pequit St station.

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Canton to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Canton Junction station.

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The best way to get from Canton to Quincy is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs $0 - $11. Alternatively, you can line 716 bus and line 215 bus, which costs $0 - $5 and takes 1h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Canton to Quincy.
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  • Distance: 9.8 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Canton, MA, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Canton to Quincy via South Station in around 1h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canton to Quincy via Mattapan and Ashmont in around 1h 57m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Canton Junction to South Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $9
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$5 - $9
Subway from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Train from Canton Center to South Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $9
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$5 - $9
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Washington St - Canton Ctr Sta to Pequit St to Mattapan
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Bus from Ashmont to Burgin Pkwy @ Quincy Center Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Canton to Quincy
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Yellow Cab Brockton
Phone
+1-508-583-1234
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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Canton to Quincy bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Burgin Pkwy @ Quincy Center Station.

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Canton to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Quincy Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton to Quincy is 12 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Canton to Quincy.

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