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There are 6 ways to get from Newton to Back Bay (Station) by bus, train, tram, night bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 504 bus  •  9 min

  1. Take the line 504 bus from Washington St @ Bacon St to Stuart St @ Dartmouth St 504

$2 - $7

5 alternative options

Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Newtonville to Back Bay Framingham/Worcester Line

$3 - $8

Tram  •  34 min

  1. Take the tram from Newton Centre to Copley D

$3

Line 57 night bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 57 night bus from Washington St @ Bacon St to Boylston St @ Clarendon St 57

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newton to Back Bay (Station) 8.6 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Newton to Back Bay (Station) 8.6 miles

$1 - $2

Newton to Back Bay (Station) by bus

The bus journey time between Newton and Back Bay (Station) is around 8 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 8 min. Operated by MBTA, the Newton to Back Bay (Station) bus service departs from Washington St @ Bacon St and arrives in Stuart St @ Dartmouth St. Typically 217 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
8 min
Fastest bus time:
8 min
Bus distance:
7 miles
Buses per week:
217
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:47
Last bus departs at:
19:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newton to Back Bay (Station) bus schedules

Newton → Back Bay (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Back Bay (Station) is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Back Bay (Station) is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newton to Back Bay (Station) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newton to Back Bay (Station) is to line 504 bus which costs $2 - $7 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington St @ Bacon St and arriving at Stuart St @ Dartmouth St. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newtonville and arriving at Back Bay. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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It is 7 miles from Newton to Back Bay (Station). It is approximately 8.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Newton to Back Bay (Station) without a car is to line 504 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The line 504 bus from Washington St @ Bacon St to Stuart St @ Dartmouth St takes 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Newton to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Washington St @ Bacon St station.

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Newton to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Newtonville station.

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The best way to get from Newton to Back Bay (Station) is to line 504 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $3 - $8 and takes 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Newton to Back Bay (Station).
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Newton, MA, USA and Back Bay (Station), MA, USA?

MBTA operates a bus from Washington St @ Bacon St to Stuart St @ Dartmouth St hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a train from Newtonville to Back Bay every 2 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Newtonville to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Tram from Newton Centre to Copley
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Washington St @ Bacon St to Stuart St @ Dartmouth St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Night bus from Washington St @ Bacon St to Boylston St @ Clarendon St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Newton to Back Bay (Station)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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Newton to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Stuart St @ Dartmouth St station.

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Newton to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Back Bay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newton to Back Bay (Station) is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Newton to Back Bay (Station).

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