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There are 4 ways to get from Melrose to Quincy by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Melrose/Cedar Park to North Station Haverhill Line
  2. Take the subway from Downtown Crossing to Quincy Center Red Line

$6 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 137 bus, subway, train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the line 137 bus from Main St @ Emerson St to Oak Grove Busway 137
  2. Take the subway from Oak Grove to Downtown Crossing
  3. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

$8 - $17

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melrose to Quincy 17.9 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Melrose to Quincy 17.9 miles

$1 - $3

Melrose to Quincy by bus, subway, walk and train

The journey time between Melrose and Quincy is around 1h 11m and covers a distance of around 17 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 50 min. Operated by MBTA, the Melrose to Quincy service departs from Main St @ Emerson St and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 192 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 11m
Fastest journey time:
50 min
Journey distance:
17 miles
Services per week:
192
Cheapest price:
$8
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:43
Last service departs at:
22:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Melrose to Quincy bus, subway, walk and train schedules

Melrose → Quincy
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Quincy is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Quincy is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Melrose to Quincy is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melrose to Quincy is to taxi which costs $60 - $80 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Melrose to Quincy. However, there are services departing from Melrose/Cedar Park and arriving at Quincy Center via North Station and Downtown Crossing. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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It is 15 miles from Melrose to Quincy. It is approximately 17.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Melrose to Quincy without a car is to train and subway which takes 56 min and costs $6 - $11.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Melrose to Quincy, including transfers.

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Melrose to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Melrose/Cedar Park station.

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Melrose to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Quincy Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melrose to Quincy is 18 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Melrose to Quincy.

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  • Distance: 14.7 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Melrose, MA, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Melrose to Quincy. However, you can take the train to North Station, take the walk to North Station, take the subway to Downtown Crossing, then take the subway to Quincy Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melrose to Quincy via Oak Grove Busway, Oak Grove, Downtown Crossing, and South Station in around 1h 16m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Melrose/Cedar Park to North Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Subway from Downtown Crossing to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Oak Grove to Downtown Crossing
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Melrose to Quincy
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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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