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There are 7 ways to get from Newton to Somerville by bus, tram, taxi, car, towncar 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.

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Line 71 bus  •  21m

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Watertown Sq Terminal to Harvard 71

$2 - $6

6 alternative options

Tram  •  44m

  1. Take the tram from Newton Centre to Lechmere D

$3

Line 86 bus  •  57m

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Reservoir to Washington St @ Kingman Rd 86

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  14m

  1. Take a taxi from Newton to Somerville 8.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  14m

  1. Drive from Newton to Somerville 8.8 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14m

  1. Take an Uber from Newton to Somerville 8.8 miles

$19 - $25

Walk  •  2h 36m

  1. Walk from Newton to Somerville 8.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Newton to Somerville is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Newton to Somerville is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Watertown Sq Terminal and arriving at Harvard. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21m.

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The distance between Newton and Somerville is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newton to Somerville without a car is to line 71 bus which takes 21m and costs $2 - $6.

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The line 71 bus from Watertown Sq Terminal to Harvard takes 21m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Newton to Somerville bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Watertown Sq Terminal station.

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Newton to Somerville bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Harvard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newton to Somerville is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14m to drive from Newton to Somerville.

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There are 724+ hotels available in Somerville. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newton to Somerville.
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  • Distance: 6.6 miles
  • Duration: 21m

What companies run services between Newton, MA, USA and Somerville, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a bus from Newton to Somerville every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 21m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Tram from Newton Centre to Lechmere
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Watertown Sq Terminal to Harvard
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Bus from Reservoir to Washington St @ Kingman Rd
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newton to Somerville
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$21 - $29
UberX
$19 - $25
UberXL
$30 - $45
Black
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$50 - $65
Taxi from Newton to Somerville
Ave. Duration
14m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
http://bpdnews.com/
Website
bpdnews.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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