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There are 5 ways to get from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Waltham to Porter Fitchburg Line

$3 - $8

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Line 70 bus  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Main St @ Weston St to Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St 70

$2 - $7

3 alternative options

Line 70 bus, line 71 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Main St @ Prospect St to Main St @ Cross St 70
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Watertown Sq Terminal to Harvard 71

$4 - $13

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University 8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University 8 miles

$1 - $2

Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham → Harvard University
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The cost-effective way to get from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Main St @ Weston St and arriving at Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Waltham and arriving at Porter. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham and Harvard University is 7 miles. The road distance is 8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs $3 - $8.

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The train from Waltham to Porter takes 12 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Main St @ Prospect St station.

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Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Waltham station.

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The best way to get from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University is to train which takes 48 min and costs $3 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 70 bus and line 71 bus, which costs $4 - $14 and takes 58 min.

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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham, MA, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Waltham to Porter every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University via Main St @ Prospect St, Main St @ Cross St, Watertown Sq Terminal, and Harvard in around 58 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Waltham to Porter
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Main St @ Prospect St to Main St @ Cross St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Watertown Sq Terminal to Harvard
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Main St @ Weston St to Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Harvard station.

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Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Porter station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University is 8 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Hope Ave @ Boston Children's Waltham to Harvard University.

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