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There are 7 ways to get from Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) by subway, bus, night bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  12 min

  1. Take the subway from Green Street to Back Bay Orange Line

$3

Cheapest option

Line 39 bus via Ring Rd @ Boylston St  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 39 bus from South St @ Sedgwick St to Ring Rd @ Boylston St 39

$2 - $7

5 alternative options

Line 38 bus, subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Centre St @ Arborway to Forest Hills 38
  2. Take the subway from Forest Hills to Back Bay Orange Line

$5 - $9

Line 39 bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 39 bus from South St @ Sedgwick St to Back Bay 39

$2 - $7

Line 39 night bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 39 night bus from South St @ Sedgwick St to Boylston St @ Clarendon St 39

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) 4.3 miles

$18 - $22

Walk  •  1h 19m

  1. Walk from Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) 4.2 miles

Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) by subway

The subway journey time between Jamaica Plain and Back Bay (Station) is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 12 min. Operated by MBTA, the Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) subway service departs from Green Street and arrives in Back Bay. Typically 1049 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
12 min
Fastest subway time:
12 min
Subways per week:
1049
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:00
Last subway departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) subway schedules

Jamaica Plain → Back Bay (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Back Bay (Station) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Back Bay (Station) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Back Bay (Station) is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) is to subway which costs $3 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) is to taxi which costs $18 - $22 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South St @ Sedgwick St and arriving at Ring Rd @ Boylston St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Green Street and arriving at Back Bay. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Jamaica Plain and Back Bay (Station) is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) without a car is to subway which takes 12 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Green Street to Back Bay takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from South St @ Sedgwick St station.

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Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Green Street station.

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Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Ring Rd @ Boylston St station.

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Map of how to get from Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station).
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  • Distance: 3.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Jamaica Plain, MA, USA and Back Bay (Station), MA, USA?

MBTA operates a vehicle from Green Street to Back Bay every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from South St @ Sedgwick St to Ring Rd @ Boylston St every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Green Street to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Forest Hills to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Centre St @ Arborway to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from South St @ Sedgwick St to Ring Rd @ Boylston St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from South St @ Sedgwick St to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Night bus from South St @ Sedgwick St to Boylston St @ Clarendon St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Jamaica Plain to Back Bay (Station)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
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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