There are 5 ways to get from Lowell to Cambridge by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Lowell to North Station Lowell Line

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 14 bus, line 350 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Kennedy Center to Lahey Clinic 14
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Burlington Mall Rd @ Lahey Clinic Main Entrance to Alewife 350 / ...

$3 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lowell to Cambridge 23.9 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Lowell to Cambridge 23.9 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lowell to Cambridge 23.9 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lowell to Cambridge is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 34 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Lowell to Cambridge is to taxi which costs $120 - $160 and takes 34 min.

More details

The distance between Lowell and Cambridge is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.9 miles.

Get driving directions

The train from Lowell to North Station takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Lowell to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Kennedy Center and arriving at Alewife via Burlington Mall Rd @ Lahey Clinic Main Entrance. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lowell and arriving at North Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

More details

What companies run services between Lowell, MA, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Lowell to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lowell to Cambridge via Lahey Clinic and Burlington Mall Rd @ Lahey Clinic Main Entrance in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Lowell Regional Transit Authority
Website
lrta.com
Bus from Kennedy Center to Lahey Clinic
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
lrta.com
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Burlington Mall Rd @ Lahey Clinic Main Entrance to Alewife
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
mbta.com
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lowell to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $50
uberX
$40 - $55
uberXL
$70 - $90
UberBLACK
$100 - $130
uberSUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Lowell to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Merrimack Taxi Co
Phone
+1 978-687-0911

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Want to know more about US trains?, How do I get from Sydney to Melbourne and Getting to Milan from the airport - to help you get the most out of your next trip.