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There are 5 ways to get from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum by bus, subway, tram, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, subway, tram  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the bus from 1666 Massachusetts Ave to Alewife
  2. Take the subway from Alewife to Park Street
  3. Take the tram from Park Street to Longwood Medical Area E

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, line 83 bus, line 47 bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the bus from 1666 Massachusetts Ave to Alewife
  2. Take the line 83 bus from Rindge Ave @ Russell Field to Prospect St @ Bishop Allen Dr 83
  3. Take the line 47 bus from Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St to Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway 47

$6 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus, subway, line 47 bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the bus from 1666 Massachusetts Ave to Alewife
  2. Take the subway from Alewife to Central
  3. Take the line 47 bus from Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St to Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway 47

$7 - $16

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 12.4 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 12.4 miles

$1 - $2

Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum by bus and walk

The journey time between Lexington and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 15 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 4m. Operated by MBTA, the Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum service departs from 1666 Massachusetts Ave and arrives in Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Typically 129 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 25m
Fastest journey time:
1h 4m
Services per week:
129
Cheapest price:
$6
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:22
Last service departs at:
22:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum bus and walk schedules

Lexington → Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 19 min.

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The fastest way to get from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $45 - $55.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. However, there are services departing from 1666 Massachusetts Ave and arriving at Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway via Rindge Ave @ Russell Field and Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Lexington and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum without a car is to bus and subway and tram which takes 1h 9m and costs $8 - $13.

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It takes approximately 1h 9m to get from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, including transfers.

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Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from 1666 Massachusetts Ave station.

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Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is 12 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

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Map of how to get from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

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

You can take a bus from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum via Alewife, Rindge Ave @ Russell Field, Prospect St @ Bishop Allen Dr, Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St, and Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway in around 1h 37m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Alewife to Park Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Tram from Park Street to Longwood Medical Area
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Alewife to Central
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from 1666 Massachusetts Ave to Alewife
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Massachusetts Ave @ Pearl St to Ave Louis Pasteur @ The Fenway
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Rindge Ave @ Russell Field to Prospect St @ Bishop Allen Dr
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Lexington to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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