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There are 4 ways to get from Dorchester to Harvard Square by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  28 min

  1. Take the subway from Fields Corner to Harvard Red Line

$3

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Nubian to Massachusetts Ave @ Holyoke St 1

$2 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dorchester to Harvard Square 7.3 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Dorchester to Harvard Square 7.3 miles

$1

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The cheapest way to get from Dorchester to Harvard Square is to drive which costs $1 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dorchester to Harvard Square is to taxi which costs $28 - $35 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nubian and arriving at Massachusetts Ave @ Holyoke St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fields Corner and arriving at Harvard. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Dorchester and Harvard Square is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Dorchester to Harvard Square without a car is to subway which takes 28 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Fields Corner to Harvard takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Dorchester to Harvard Square bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Nubian station.

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Dorchester to Harvard Square train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Fields Corner station.

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Dorchester to Harvard Square bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Massachusetts Ave @ Holyoke St station.

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Map of how to get from Dorchester to Harvard Square.
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  • Distance: 5.8 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Dorchester, MA, USA and Harvard Square, Middlesex County, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a vehicle from Fields Corner to Harvard every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from Nubian to Massachusetts Ave @ Holyoke St every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Fields Corner to Harvard
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Dorchester to Harvard Square
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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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Dorchester to Harvard Square train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Harvard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dorchester to Harvard Square is 7 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Dorchester to Harvard Square.

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