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

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Taxi, bus  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Salem, NH-exit 2
  2. Take the bus from Salem, NH-exit 2 to Boston South Buses I-93 Southbound

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Taxi, train  •  1h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Haverhill Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Haverhill Amtrak to Boston Downeaster / ...

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Cambridge 32.8 miles

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Salem to Cambridge 32.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Salem to Cambridge is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salem to Cambridge is to taxi which costs $200 - $250 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Salem and Cambridge is 29 miles. The road distance is 32.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Salem to Cambridge without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 46 min and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Salem to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salem to Cambridge is 33 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Salem to Cambridge.

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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Salem, NH, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Salem to Cambridge. However, you can take the taxi to Salem, NH-exit 2 then take the bus to Boston South Buses. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Haverhill Amtrak then take the train to Boston.

Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Haverhill Amtrak to Boston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Haverhill to North Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $11
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Salem, NH-exit 2 to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
webstore.bostonexpressbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Salem to Salem, NH-exit 2
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Merrimack Taxi Co
Phone
+1 978-687-0911

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