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There are 4 ways to get from Longwood Medical Area to Acton by tram, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Tram, train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the tram from Longwood Medical Area to North Station E
  2. Take the train from North Station to South Acton Fitchburg Line

$18 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - Copley Square to Acton, MA - Rt. 119 & 2A Acton/Concord Commuter

$15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Longwood Medical Area to Acton 22.9 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Longwood Medical Area to Acton 22.9 miles

$2 - $4

Longwood Medical Area to Acton by tram and bus

The journey time between Longwood Medical Area and Acton is around 1h 29m and covers a distance of around 24 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 29m. Operated by MBTA and Yankee Line, the Longwood Medical Area to Acton service departs from Longwood Medical Area and arrives in Acton, MA - Rt. 119 & 2A. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 29m
Fastest journey time:
1h 29m
Journey distance:
24 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$15
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:56
Last service departs at:
16:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Longwood Medical Area to Acton tram and bus schedules

Longwood Medical Area → Acton
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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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Acton is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Acton is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Acton is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 33 min.

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The distance between Longwood Medical Area and Acton is 20 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Acton without a car is to tram and train which takes 2h 3m and costs $17 - $25.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Longwood Medical Area to Acton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Longwood Medical Area to Acton is 23 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Longwood Medical Area to Acton.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Acton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Longwood Medical Area, MA, USA and Acton, MA, USA?

Yankee Line operates a bus from Boston, MA - Copley Square to Acton, MA - Rt. 119 & 2A 5 times a week. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Tram from Longwood Medical Area to North Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from North Station to South Acton
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Yankee Line
Phone
+1 617 268 8890
Email
mail@yankeeline.us
Website
yankeeline.us
Bus from Boston, MA - Copley Square to Acton, MA - Rt. 119 & 2A
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12
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Yankee line
Other operators
Taxi from Longwood Medical Area to Acton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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