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There are 6 ways to get from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo by train, subway, 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

Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from South Station to Four Corners/Geneva Fairmount Line / ...

$2 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus, line 28 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Essex St @ Atlantic Ave to Nubian Sl4
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Nubian to Blue Hill Ave @ Seaver St 14 / ...

$2 - $6

4 alternative options

Subway, line 22 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the subway from State to Jackson Square Orange Line
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Jackson Square to Seaver St opp Maple St 22 / ...

$5 - $10

Subway, line 28 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the subway from State to Ruggles Orange Line
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Ruggles to Blue Hill Ave @ Franklin Park Rd 22 / ...

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo 4.9 miles

$20 - $24

Walk  •  1h 44m

  1. Walk from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo 5.5 miles

New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo by walk and train

The journey time between New England Aquarium and Franklin Park Zoo is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 13 min. Services are operated by MBTA. Typically 144 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13 min
Fastest journey time:
13 min
Journey distance:
6 miles
Services per week:
144
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:45
Last service departs at:
23:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo walk and train schedules

New England Aquarium → Franklin Park Zoo
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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 Franklin Park Zoo is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Franklin Park Zoo is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Franklin Park Zoo 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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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo is to bus and line 28 bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo is to taxi which costs $20 - $24 and takes 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo. However, there are services departing from Essex St @ Atlantic Ave and arriving at Blue Hill Ave @ Seaver St via Nubian. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Station station and arriving at Four Corners/Geneva. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between New England Aquarium and Franklin Park Zoo is 4 miles.

The best way to get from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs $2 - $8.

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The train from South Station to Four Corners/Geneva takes 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Essex St @ Atlantic Ave station.

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New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo train services, operated by MBTA, depart from South Station.

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The best way to get from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo is to train which takes 49 min and costs $2 - $8. Alternatively, you can bus and line 28 bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 58 min.

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Map of how to get from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo.
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between New England Aquarium, MA, USA and Franklin Park Zoo, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from South Station to Four Corners/Geneva hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $8 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo via Essex St @ Atlantic Ave, Nubian, and Blue Hill Ave @ Seaver St in around 58 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Four Corners/Geneva
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Website
MBTA
Subway from State to Jackson Square
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from State to Ruggles
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Jackson Square to Seaver St opp Maple St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Essex St @ Atlantic Ave to Nubian
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Nubian to Blue Hill Ave @ Seaver St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Bus from Ruggles to Blue Hill Ave @ Franklin Park Rd
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24
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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New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Blue Hill Ave @ Seaver St station.

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New England Aquarium to Franklin Park Zoo train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Four Corners/Geneva station.

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