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There are 3 ways to get from Lexington to Harvard University by bus, subway, taxi or car

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Bus, subway  •  39 min

  1. Take the bus from 1666 Massachusetts Ave to Alewife 62/76
  2. Take the subway from Alewife to Harvard Red Line

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lexington to Harvard University 8.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Lexington to Harvard University 8.8 miles

$1 - $2

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The most affordable way to get from Lexington to Harvard University is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lexington to Harvard University is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 13 min.

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The distance between Lexington and Harvard University is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Lexington to Harvard University without a car is to bus and subway which takes 39 min and costs $5 - $10.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Lexington to Harvard University, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lexington to Harvard University is 9 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Lexington to Harvard University.

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  • Distance: 7.4 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Lexington, MA, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Lexington to Harvard University. However, you can take the bus to Alewife, take the walk to Alewife, take the subway to Harvard, then take the walk to Harvard University. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Harvard University.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Alewife to Harvard
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Lexington 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
Merrimack Taxi Co
Phone
+1 978-687-0911

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