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There are 7 ways to get from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station by train, night bus, tram, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Ruggles to South Station Needham Line / ...

$2 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 39 night bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 39 night bus from Huntington Ave @ Ruggles St to Milk St @ Devonshire St 39

$2 - $7

5 alternative options

Tram  •  30 min

  1. Take the tram from Longwood Medical Area to Boylston E

$3

Line 47 bus, train  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway to Ruggles 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ruggles to South Station Needham Line / ...

$4 - $14

Line 39 bus, line 504 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 39 bus from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave to Back Bay 39
  2. Take the line 504 bus from Stuart St @ Dartmouth St to Lincoln St @ Essex St 504 / ...

$4 - $13

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station 3.5 miles

$15 - $19

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station 2.9 miles

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station by walk and train

The journey time between Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and South Station is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 8 min. Services are operated by MBTA. Typically 461 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9 min
Fastest journey time:
8 min
Journey distance:
3 miles
Services per week:
461
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:16
Last service departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station walk and train schedules

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum → South Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in South Station is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in South Station is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station is to tram which costs $3 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Huntington Ave @ Ruggles St and arriving at Milk St @ Devonshire St. This bus operates Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ruggles and arriving at South Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and South Station is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs $2 - $8.

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The train from Ruggles to South Station takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Huntington Ave @ Ruggles St station.

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Ruggles station.

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The best way to get from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station is to train which takes 22 min and costs $2 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 39 bus and line 504 bus, which costs $4 - $14 and takes 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, MA, USA and South Station, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Ruggles to South Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $8 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a vehicle from Huntington Ave @ Ruggles St to Milk St @ Devonshire St 6 times a week. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Ruggles to South Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Website
MBTA
Tram from Longwood Medical Area to Boylston
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Night bus from Huntington Ave @ Ruggles St to Milk St @ Devonshire St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway to Ruggles
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Stuart St @ Dartmouth St to Lincoln St @ Essex St
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Milk St @ Devonshire St station.

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to South Station train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at South Station.

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