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There are 4 ways to get from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge by tram, bus, taxi or car

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Tram

  1. Take the tram from Chestnut Hill to Kenmore

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Line 86 bus

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to 16 Eliot St

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge

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  1. Drive from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge

Chestnut Hill to Cambridge by tram

919 Weekly Trams
17 min Average Duration
$1 Cheapest Price
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Chestnut Hill → Cambridge
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The cheapest way to get from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge is to drive which costs $1 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge is to taxi which costs $24 - $30 and takes 12 min.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Chestnut Hill and Cambridge is 4 miles. The road distance is 6.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge without a car is to tram which takes 17 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The tram from Chestnut Hill to Kenmore takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Chestnut Hill to Cambridge bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd station.

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Chestnut Hill to Cambridge train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Chestnut Hill station.

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Chestnut Hill to Cambridge bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at 16 Eliot St station.

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Map of how to get from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 4.4 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Tram from Chestnut Hill to Kenmore
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Chestnut Hill Ave @ Strathmore Rd to 16 Eliot St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Chestnut Hill to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30
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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Chestnut Hill to Cambridge train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Kenmore station.

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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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