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There are 4 ways to get from Needham to TD Garden by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Needham Center to Back Bay Needham Line

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus, line 504 bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Highland Ave @ May St to Watertown Sq Terminal 59
  2. Take the line 504 bus from Watertown Yard to Federal St @ Franklin St 504

$4 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Needham to TD Garden 12.5 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Needham to TD Garden 12.5 miles

$1 - $2

Needham to TD Garden by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Needham and TD Garden is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 13 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 45 min. Operated by MBTA, the Needham to TD Garden service departs from Needham Center and arrives in TD Garden. Typically 96 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
50 min
Fastest journey time:
45 min
Journey distance:
13 miles
Services per week:
96
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:09
Last service departs at:
20:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Needham to TD Garden train, subway and walk schedules

Needham → TD Garden
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2m

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Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in TD Garden is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in TD Garden is recommended.

The social distance requirement in TD Garden is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Needham to TD Garden is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Needham to TD Garden is to taxi which costs $45 - $55 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Needham to TD Garden. However, there are services departing from Highland Ave @ May St and arriving at Federal St @ Franklin St via Watertown Yard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Needham to TD Garden station. However, there are services departing from Needham Center and arriving at North Station via Back Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 min.

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It is 10 miles from Needham to TD Garden. It is approximately 12.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Needham to TD Garden without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs $6 - $12.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Needham to TD Garden, including transfers.

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Needham to TD Garden bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Highland Ave @ May St station.

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Needham to TD Garden train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Needham Center station.

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The best way to get from Needham to TD Garden is to train which takes 47 min and costs $6 - $12. Alternatively, you can line 59 bus and line 504 bus, which costs $4 - $14 and takes 1h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Needham to TD Garden.
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  • Distance: 10.5 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Needham, MA, USA and TD Garden, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Needham Center to Back Bay hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $9 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Needham to TD Garden via Watertown Sq Terminal, Watertown Yard, and Federal St @ Franklin St in around 1h 34m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Needham Center to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Highland Ave @ May St to Watertown Sq Terminal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Watertown Yard to Federal St @ Franklin St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Needham to TD Garden
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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
Yellow Cab Brockton
Phone
+1-508-583-1234

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Needham to TD Garden bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Federal St @ Franklin St station.

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Needham to TD Garden train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Back Bay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Needham to TD Garden is 12 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Needham to TD Garden.

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