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There are 6 ways to get from Longwood Medical Area to South Station by tram, bus, night bus, taxi or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram  •  22 min

  1. Take the tram from Longwood Medical Area to Park Street E

$6

Cheapest option

Line 39 night bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 39 night bus from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave to Milk St @ Devonshire St 39

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Tram via Boylston  •  25 min

  1. Take the tram from Longwood Medical Area to Boylston E

$3

Line 39 bus, line 504 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 39 bus from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave to Back Bay 39
  2. Take the line 504 bus from Stuart St @ Dartmouth St to Lincoln St @ Essex St 504 / ...

$4 - $13

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Longwood Medical Area to South Station 3.5 miles

$15 - $19

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from Longwood Medical Area to South Station 2.9 miles

Longwood Medical Area to South Station by tram and walk

The journey time between Longwood Medical Area and South Station is around 14 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 12 min. Services are operated by MBTA. Typically 992 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14 min
Fastest journey time:
12 min
Journey distance:
3 miles
Services per week:
992
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Longwood Medical Area to South Station tram and walk schedules

Longwood Medical Area → South Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in South Station is 800-232-4636.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to South Station is to tram via Boylston which costs $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to South Station is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave and arriving at Milk St @ Devonshire St. This bus operates Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Longwood Medical Area and arriving at Boylston. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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It is approximately 3 miles to get from Longwood Medical Area to South Station.

The best way to get from Longwood Medical Area to South Station without a car is to tram which takes 22 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from Longwood Medical Area to South Station, including transfers.

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Longwood Medical Area to South Station bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave station.

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Longwood Medical Area to South Station train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Longwood Medical Area station.

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Longwood Medical Area to South Station bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Lincoln St @ Essex St station.

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Map of how to get from Longwood Medical Area to South Station.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

MBTA operates a vehicle from Longwood Medical Area to Park Street every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Longwood Medical Area to South Station via Back Bay, Stuart St @ Dartmouth St, and Lincoln St @ Essex St in around 37 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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Tram from Longwood Medical Area to Boylston
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Stuart St @ Dartmouth St to Lincoln St @ Essex St
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Night bus from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave to Milk St @ Devonshire St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Longwood Medical Area to South Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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 South Station train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Park Street station.

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