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There are 8 ways to get from Greenwich to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston

Line 311 bus, line 341 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 311 bus from Mason St and E Elm St to STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST
  2. Take the line 341 bus from STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST to Belden Ave and Opp Burnell Blvd
  3. Take the bus from Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub to State St. at Main St.
  4. Take the bus from Bridgeport, CT to Boston, MA

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Copley

Drive

  1. Drive from Greenwich to Cambridge

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Greenwich to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Greenwich to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS)

Train to Newark, fly to Boston

  1. Take the train from Greenwich to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS)

Train to Newark, fly to Providence, train

  1. Take the train from Greenwich to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD)
  3. Take the train from Providence to Back Bay
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The cheapest way to get from Greenwich to Cambridge is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Greenwich to Cambridge is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greenwich to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Mason St and E Elm St and arriving at Boston, MA via STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST, Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub and Bridgeport, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Greenwich to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Greenwich and arriving at Boston via Stamford Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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It is 161 miles from Greenwich to Cambridge. It is approximately 179.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Greenwich to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs $19 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Greenwich to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Greenwich to Cambridge bus services, operated by CT Transit, depart from Mason St and E Elm St station.

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Greenwich to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Stamford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Greenwich to Cambridge is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs $19 - $220. Alternatively, you can line 311 bus and line 341 bus and bus, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 6h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Greenwich to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 161 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Greenwich, CT, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $220 and the journey takes 2h 51m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greenwich to Cambridge via STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST, Belden Ave and Opp Burnell Blvd, Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub, State St. at Main St., and Bridgeport, CT in around 6h 49m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $130
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$29 - $120
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$30 - $110
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$60 - $200
Business Seat - Adult
$65 - $220
First Class - Child 2-12
$95 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $320
First Class - Adult
$190 - $350
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$28 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $90
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$19 - $60
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $120
Business Class Seat
$60 - $160
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Greenwich to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
new.mta.info
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $13
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-9181
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Mason St and E Elm St to STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Two-Hour Pass - Senior (65+) / Disabled
$1
Two-Hour Pass - Youth (Age 5-18)
$2
Two-Hour Pass
$2
Two-Hour Pass Express - Senior (65+) / Disabled
$1 - $2
Two-Hour Pass express
$2 - $3
Two-Hour Pass Express - Youth (Age 5-18)
$3
Bus from STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST to Belden Ave and Opp Burnell Blvd
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Two-Hour Pass - Senior (65+) / Disabled
$1
Two-Hour Pass - Youth (Age 5-18)
$2
Two-Hour Pass
$2
Two-Hour Pass Express - Senior (65+) / Disabled
$1 - $2
Two-Hour Pass express
$3 - $4
Two-Hour Pass Express - Youth (Age 5-18)
$3
Greater Bridgeport Transit
Phone
+1 203-333-3031
Email
info@gogbt.com
Website
gogbt.com
Bus from Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub to State St. at Main St.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
gogbt.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Bridgeport, CT to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Copley
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Onboard
$30 - $40
Prepaid Online Rate
$35 - $45

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Greenwich to Cambridge bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Greenwich to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greenwich to Cambridge is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from Greenwich to Cambridge.

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American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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