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There are 5 ways to get from Hyde Park to Harvard Square by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Hyde Park to South Station Providence/Stoughton Line
  2. Take the subway from South Station to Harvard Red Line

$6 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 32 bus, line 42 bus, line 1 bus  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the line 32 bus from Hyde Park Ave @ Oak Street to Forest Hills 32 / ...
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Forest Hills to Nubian 42
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Nubian to Massachusetts Ave @ Holyoke St 1

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Line 24 bus, subway  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from River St @ Way St to Ashmont 24
  2. Take the subway from Ashmont to Harvard Red Line

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hyde Park to Harvard Square 9.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Hyde Park to Harvard Square 9.7 miles

$1 - $2

Hyde Park to Harvard Square by bus and walk

The journey time between Hyde Park and Harvard Square is around 1h 19m and covers a distance of around 11 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 56 min. Operated by MBTA, the Hyde Park to Harvard Square service departs from Hyde Park Ave @ Oak Street and arrives in Harvard Square. Typically 409 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 19m
Fastest journey time:
56 min
Services per week:
409
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:09
Last service departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hyde Park to Harvard Square bus and walk schedules

Hyde Park → Harvard Square
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The social distance requirement in Harvard Square is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Hyde Park to Harvard Square is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The fastest way to get from Hyde Park to Harvard Square is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $35 - $45.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hyde Park to Harvard Square. However, there are services departing from Hyde Park Ave @ Oak Street and arriving at Massachusetts Ave @ Holyoke St via Forest Hills and Nubian. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hyde Park to Harvard Square. However, there are services departing from Hyde Park and arriving at Harvard via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Hyde Park and Harvard Square is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Hyde Park to Harvard Square without a car is to train and subway which takes 36 min and costs $6 - $11.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Hyde Park to Harvard Square, including transfers.

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Hyde Park to Harvard Square bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Hyde Park Ave @ Oak Street station.

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Hyde Park to Harvard Square train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Hyde Park station.

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Hyde Park to Harvard Square bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Massachusetts Ave @ Holyoke St station.

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Map of how to get from Hyde Park to Harvard Square.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Hyde Park, MA, USA and Harvard Square, Middlesex County, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Hyde Park to Harvard Square via Forest Hills, Nubian, and Massachusetts Ave @ Holyoke St in around 1h 21m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Hyde Park to South Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Subway from South Station to Harvard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Ashmont to Harvard
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from River St @ Way St to Ashmont
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Hyde Park Ave @ Oak Street to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Forest Hills to Nubian
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Bus from Nubian to Massachusetts Ave @ Holyoke St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Hyde Park to Harvard Square
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
Yellow Cab Brockton
Phone
+1-508-583-1234

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Hyde Park to Harvard Square train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Harvard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hyde Park to Harvard Square is 10 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Hyde Park to Harvard Square.

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