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There are 6 ways to get from Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) by train, subway, bus, tram, taxi or foot

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Train  •  5 min

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

$2 - $55

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Bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the bus from Federal St @ Franklin St to Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St 501 / ...

$2 - $9

4 alternative options

Subway  •  6 min

  1. Take the subway from State to Back Bay Orange Line

$3

Tram  •  17 min

  1. Take the tram from Government Center to Copley B / ...

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) 2 miles

$10 - $13

Walk  •  30 min

  1. Walk from Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) 1.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) is to subway which costs $3 and takes 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) is to train which costs $2 - $55 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Federal St @ Franklin St and arriving at Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Station station and arriving at Back Bay. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Quincy Market and Back Bay (Station) is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) without a car is to train which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $55.

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The train from South Station to Back Bay takes 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Federal St @ Franklin St station.

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Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) train services, operated by MBTA, depart from South Station.

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The best way to get from Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) is to train which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $9 and takes 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station).
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  • Distance: 1.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 min

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

MBTA operates a train from South Station to Back Bay every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $8 and the journey takes 5 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from Federal St @ Franklin St to Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 8 min. DATTCO also services this route once daily.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Website
MBTA
Subway from State to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Tram from Government Center to Copley
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Business Class Seat
$45 - $90
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $29
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Business Seat
$22 - $35
Bus operators
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Copley Square
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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DATTCO
Other operators
Taxi from Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
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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Quincy Market to Back Bay (Station) bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St station.

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

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