There are 6 ways to get from Harvard Square to Tufts University by bus, subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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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Line 96 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Harvard to College Ave @ Dearborn Rd 96

$2 - $6

5 alternative options

Subway, line 96 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from Harvard to Davis Red Line
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Davis to College Ave @ Dearborn Rd 94 / ...

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harvard Square to Tufts University 2.8 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Harvard Square to Tufts University 2.8 miles

$13 - $18

Walk  •  51 min

  1. Walk from Harvard Square to Tufts University 2.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  25 min

  1. Cycle from Harvard Square At Mass Ave/ Dunster to Packard Ave / Powderhouse Blvd 2.9 miles

$6

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Harvard and arriving at College Ave @ Dearborn Rd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Harvard Square and Tufts University is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Harvard Square to Tufts University without a car is to line 96 bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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The line 96 bus from Harvard to College Ave @ Dearborn Rd takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Harvard Square to Tufts University bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Harvard station.

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Harvard Square to Tufts University bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at College Ave @ Dearborn Rd station.

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There are 762+ hotels available in Tufts University. Prices start at $139 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harvard Square to Tufts University.
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  • Distance: 2.1 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Harvard Square, MA, USA and Tufts University, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a bus from Harvard Square to Tufts University hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Harvard to Davis
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Harvard to College Ave @ Dearborn Rd
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Bus from Davis to College Ave @ Dearborn Rd
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Harvard Square to Tufts University
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$17 - $24
UberX
$13 - $18
UberXL
$13 - $18
Black
$18 - $24
Black SUV
$28 - $40
Blue Bikes
Website
bluebikes.com
Bike from Harvard Square At Mass Ave/ Dunster to Packard Ave / Powderhouse Blvd
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6
More information at
bluebikes.com
Bikeshare
$6
Taxi from Harvard Square to Tufts University
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
http://bpdnews.com/
Website
bpdnews.com
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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