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There are 3 ways to get from Lancaster to Boston by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Shirley to North Station Fitchburg Line

$32 - $42

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Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lancaster to Boston 48.5 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Boston 48.5 miles

$4 - $7

Lancaster → Boston
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The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Boston is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lancaster to Boston is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Lancaster and Boston is 33 miles. The road distance is 48.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Lancaster to Boston without a car is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Lancaster to Boston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lancaster to Boston is 49 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Lancaster to Boston.

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  • Distance: 33.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

What companies run services between Lancaster, MA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Shirley to North Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 8m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Shirley to North Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Lancaster to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 508-754-3211
Website
yellowcabworcester.com
Worcester Green Cab
Phone
+1 508-459-1611
Website
worcestergreencab.com
Red Cab
Phone
+1 508-792-9999
Website
worcredcab.com

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