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There are 3 ways to get from Lexington to Medford by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from 1666 Massachusetts Ave to Alewife 62/76

$2 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lexington to Medford 7.5 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Lexington to Medford 7.5 miles

$1 - $2

Lexington to Medford by bus

The bus journey time between Lexington and Medford is around 21 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 15 min. Operated by MBTA, the Lexington to Medford bus service departs from 1666 Massachusetts Ave and arrives in Alewife. Typically 134 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
21 min
Fastest bus time:
15 min
Buses per week:
134
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:22
Last bus departs at:
22:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lexington to Medford bus schedules

Lexington → Medford
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Medford is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Medford is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Medford is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lexington to Medford is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lexington to Medford is to taxi which costs $29 - $35 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 1666 Massachusetts Ave and arriving at Alewife. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Lexington and Medford is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Lexington to Medford without a car is to bus which takes 22 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The bus from 1666 Massachusetts Ave to Alewife takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lexington to Medford bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from 1666 Massachusetts Ave station.

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Lexington to Medford bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Alewife station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lexington to Medford is 7 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Lexington to Medford.

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There are 382+ hotels available in Medford. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 6.4 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Lexington, MA, USA and Medford, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a bus from 1666 Massachusetts Ave to Alewife hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 22 min.

Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Lexington to Medford
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
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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