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There are 5 ways to get from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum by bus, subway, tram, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Line 47 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St to Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway 47

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 66 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 66 bus from Harvard Sq @ Garden St - Dawes Island to Tremont St opp Wigglesworth St 66

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Subway, tram  •  37 min

  1. Take the subway from Harvard to Park Street Red Line
  2. Take the tram from Park Street to Longwood Medical Area E

$6

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 3.4 miles

$14 - $18

Walk  •  59 min

  1. Walk from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 3.1 miles

Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum by walk and bus

The journey time between Harvard Square and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 18 min. Services are operated by MBTA. Typically 861 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
27 min
Fastest journey time:
18 min
Services per week:
861
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum walk and bus schedules

Harvard Square → Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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The most affordable way to get from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is to subway and tram, which costs $6 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is to taxi which costs $14 - $18 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Harvard Sq @ Garden St - Dawes Island and arriving at Tremont St opp Wigglesworth St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. However, there are services departing from Harvard and arriving at Longwood Medical Area via Park Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Harvard Square and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum without a car is to line 47 bus which takes 36 min and costs $4 - $10.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, including transfers.

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Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Harvard Sq @ Garden St - Dawes Island station.

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Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Harvard station.

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Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Tremont St opp Wigglesworth St station.

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Map of how to get from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Harvard Square, Middlesex County, MA, USA and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a bus from Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St to Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Harvard to Park Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Tram from Park Street to Longwood Medical Area
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St to Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Harvard Sq @ Garden St - Dawes Island to Tremont St opp Wigglesworth St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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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Harvard Square to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Longwood Medical Area station.

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