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There are 6 ways to get from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum by subway, tram, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway, tram  •  36 min

  1. Take the subway from Aquarium to Government Center Blue Line
  2. Take the tram from Government Center to Longwood Medical Area E

Cheapest option

Line 504 bus, line 39 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 504 bus from Federal St @ Franklin St to Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St 504 / ...
  2. Take the line 39 bus from Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St to Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave 39

4 alternative options

Tram via Museum of Fine Arts  •  36 min

  1. Take the tram from Government Center to Museum of Fine Arts E

Tram  •  37 min

  1. Take the tram from Government Center to Longwood Medical Area E

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 4.3 miles

Walk  •  1h 6m

  1. Walk from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 3.5 miles

New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum by walk and tram

The journey time between New England Aquarium and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 15 min. Services are operated by MBTA. Typically 1156 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
17 min
Fastest journey time:
15 min
Journey distance:
4 miles
Services per week:
1156
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum walk and tram schedules

Departing Monday, October 25, 2021

New England Aquarium → Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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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 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 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: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is to line 504 bus and line 39 bus which costs $0 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is to taxi which costs $18 - $22 and takes 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. However, there are services departing from Federal St @ Franklin St and arriving at Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave via Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Government Center and arriving at Museum of Fine Arts. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between New England Aquarium and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is 3 miles.

The best way to get from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum without a car is to subway and tram which takes 36 min and costs $2 - $6.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, including transfers.

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New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Federal St @ Franklin St station.

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New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Aquarium station.

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New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave station.

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Map of how to get from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
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  • Distance: 3.1 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between New England Aquarium, MA, USA and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a vehicle from Government Center to Museum of Fine Arts every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum via Federal St @ Franklin St, Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St, and Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave in around 41 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Aquarium to Government Center
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Tram from Government Center to Longwood Medical Area
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Tram from Government Center to Museum of Fine Arts
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Federal St @ Franklin St to Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Bus from Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St to Huntington Ave @ Longwood Ave
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Other operators
Taxi from New England Aquarium to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
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 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Longwood Medical Area station.

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