There are 4 ways to get from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge by tram, bus, taxi or car
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Take the tram from Chestnut Hill to Kenmore
Take the line 86 bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to 16 Eliot St
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Take a taxi from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge
Drive from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge
Chestnut Hill to Cambridge by tram
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge is to drive which costs $1 and takes 12 min.
The quickest way to get from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge is to taxi which costs $24 - $30 and takes 12 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd and arriving at 16 Eliot St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chestnut Hill and arriving at Kenmore. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.
The distance between Chestnut Hill and Cambridge is 4 miles. The road distance is 6.2 miles.
The best way to get from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge without a car is to tram which takes 17 min and costs $1 - $3.
The tram from Chestnut Hill to Kenmore takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.
Chestnut Hill to Cambridge bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd station.
Chestnut Hill to Cambridge train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Chestnut Hill station.
Chestnut Hill to Cambridge bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at 16 Eliot St station.
What companies run services between Chestnut Hill, MA, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?
MBTA operates a vehicle from Chestnut Hill to Kenmore every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to 16 Eliot St every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $0 - $5 and the journey takes 21 min.
Bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to 16 Eliot St
- Ave. Duration
- 21 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $0 - $5
- Children 11 and under
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More Questions & Answers
Chestnut Hill to Cambridge train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Kenmore station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chestnut Hill to Cambridge is 6 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge.
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