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There are 4 ways to get from Plymouth to Cambridge by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Park & Ride Lot, Ex 5 Info. Ctr to Boston South Buses

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Train, subway

  1. Take the train from Kingston to JFK/UMass
  2. Take the subway from JFK/UMass to Central

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Plymouth to Cambridge

Drive

  1. Drive from Plymouth to Cambridge

Plymouth to Cambridge by bus

The bus journey time between Plymouth and Cambridge is around 54 min and covers a distance of around 41 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 50 min. Operated by Plymouth & Brockton and Peter Pan Bus Lines, the Plymouth to Cambridge bus service departs from Park & Ride Lot, Ex 5 Info. Ctr and arrives in Boston South Buses. Typically 120 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
54 min
Fastest bus time:
50 min
Bus distance:
41 miles
Buses per week:
120
Cheapest price:
$11
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
04:55
Last bus departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Plymouth to Cambridge bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Cambridge is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Cambridge is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Park & Ride Lot, Ex 5 Info. Ctr and arriving at Boston South Buses. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plymouth to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Kingston and arriving at Central via JFK/UMass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Plymouth and Cambridge is 37 miles. The road distance is 41.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Plymouth to Cambridge without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs $11 - $18.

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The bus from Park & Ride Lot, Ex 5 Info. Ctr to Boston South Buses takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Plymouth to Cambridge bus services, operated by Plymouth & Brockton, depart from Park & Ride Lot, Ex 5 Info. Ctr station.

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Plymouth to Cambridge train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Kingston station.

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Plymouth to Cambridge bus services, operated by Plymouth & Brockton, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 36.7 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Plymouth, MA, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

Plymouth & Brockton operates a bus from Park & Ride Lot, Ex 5 Info. Ctr to Boston South Buses hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 55 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route once daily.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Kingston to JFK/UMass
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $11
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$9 - $11
Subway from JFK/UMass to Central
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Bus operators
Plymouth & Brockton
Phone
(508) 746-0378
Email
info@p-b.com
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Park & Ride Lot, Ex 5 Info. Ctr to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
p-b.com
One Way - Child
$11 - $16
One Way - Adult
$12 - $17
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Plymouth Park & Ride to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Plymouth to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Plymouth to Cambridge train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plymouth to Cambridge is 41 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Plymouth to Cambridge.

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