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

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Train  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from Back Bay to Worcester Framingham/Worcester Line

$9 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan / ...

$15 - $34

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester 42.9 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester 42.9 miles

$4 - $7

Longwood Medical Area to Worcester by bus and train

The journey time between Longwood Medical Area and Worcester is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 45 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 30m. Operated by MBTA, the Longwood Medical Area to Worcester service departs from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave and arrives in Worcester. Typically 128 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 50m
Fastest journey time:
1h 30m
Services per week:
128
Cheapest price:
$9
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:33
Last service departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Longwood Medical Area to Worcester bus and train schedules

Longwood Medical Area → Worcester
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The cheapest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester station. However, there are services departing from Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave and arriving at Union Station, Worcester, MA via Stuart St @ Dartmouth St and South Station, Boston, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Longwood Medical Area and Worcester is 36 miles. The road distance is 42.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs $9 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester, including transfers.

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Longwood Medical Area to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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The best way to get from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs $9 - $20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $35 and takes 2h 29m.

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Longwood Medical Area to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Worcester, MA.

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Yes, the driving distance between Longwood Medical Area to Worcester is 43 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester.

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  • Distance: 36.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

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

MBTA operates a train from Back Bay to Worcester hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 1h 24m. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 55 min. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Longwood Medical Area to Worcester
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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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