There are 4 ways to get from Longwood Medical Area to Acton by tram, train, bus, taxi or car
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Tram, train • 2h 3m
$18 - $25
Bus • 2h 20m
2 alternative options
Taxi • 33 min
$80 - $100
Drive • 33 min
$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.
First and last service
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Longwood Medical Area to Acton tram and bus schedules
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Acton is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33 min.
The quickest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Acton is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 33 min.
The distance between Longwood Medical Area and Acton is 20 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.
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.
It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Longwood Medical Area to Acton, including transfers.
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.
There are 96+ hotels available in Acton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
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.
Tram from Longwood Medical Area to North Station
- Ave. Duration
- 21 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
- Schedules at
Train from North Station to South Acton
- Ave. Duration
- 48 min
- Estimated price
- $5 - $10
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