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There are 4 ways to get from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University by tram, subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Tram, subway  •  39 min

  1. Take the tram from Longwood Medical Area to Park Street E
  2. Take the subway from Park Street to Harvard Red Line

$6

Cheapest option

Line 66 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 66 bus from Tremont St @ Huntington Ave to Massachusetts Ave @ Johnston Gate 66

$2 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University 3.9 miles

$16 - $20

Walk  •  1h 8m

  1. Walk from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University 3.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University is to tram and subway which costs $6 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University is to taxi which costs $16 - $20 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tremont St @ Huntington Ave and arriving at Massachusetts Ave @ Johnston Gate. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University. However, there are services departing from Longwood Medical Area and arriving at Harvard via Park Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 min.

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It is approximately 3 miles to get from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University.

The best way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University without a car is to tram and subway which takes 39 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University, including transfers.

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Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Tremont St @ Huntington Ave station.

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Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Longwood Medical Area station.

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Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Massachusetts Ave @ Johnston Gate station.

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Map of how to get from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 3 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

MBTA operates a bus from Tremont St @ Huntington Ave to Massachusetts Ave @ Johnston Gate every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Tram from Longwood Medical Area to Park Street
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Park Street to Harvard
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Tremont St @ Huntington Ave to Massachusetts Ave @ Johnston Gate
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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Longwood Medical Area to Harvard University train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Harvard station.

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