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There are 5 ways to get from Harvard Square to Alewife Station by subway, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway  •  9m

  1. Take the subway from Harvard to Alewife Red Line

$3

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21m

  1. Take the bus from Harvard to Alewife Red Line Shuttle

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4m

  1. Take a taxi from Harvard Square to Alewife Station 2.5 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  4m

  1. Take an Uber from Harvard Square to Alewife Station 2.5 miles

$11 - $16

Walk  •  44m

  1. Walk from Harvard Square to Alewife Station 2.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harvard Square to Alewife Station is to subway which costs $3 and takes 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Harvard Square to Alewife Station is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Harvard and arriving at Alewife. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21m.

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The distance between Harvard Square and Alewife Station is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Harvard Square to Alewife Station without a car is to subway which takes 9m and costs $3.

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The subway from Harvard to Alewife takes 9m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Harvard Square to Alewife Station bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Harvard station.

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Harvard Square to Alewife Station bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Alewife station.

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There are 736+ hotels available in Alewife Station. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harvard Square to Alewife Station.
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  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Duration: 9m

What companies run services between Harvard Square, MA, USA and Alewife Station, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a bus from Harvard Square to Alewife Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 21m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Harvard to Alewife
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Harvard Square to Alewife Station
Ave. Duration
4m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$16 - $22
UberX
$11 - $16
UberXL
$16 - $21
Black
$19 - $25
Black SUV
$29 - $40
Taxi from Harvard Square to Alewife Station
Ave. Duration
4m
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
http://bpdnews.com/
Website
bpdnews.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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