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There are 6 ways to get from Somerville to Boston by bus, subway, train, tram, taxi or foot

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Line 88 bus

  1. Take the line 88 bus from Medford St @ Washington St to Lechmere

5 alternative options

Subway

  1. Take the subway from Sullivan Square to State

Train

  1. Take the train from Porter to North Station

Tram

  1. Take the tram from Gilman Square to Government Center

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Somerville to Boston

Walk

  1. Walk from Somerville to Boston

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The cheapest way to get from Somerville to Boston is to line 88 bus which costs $0 - $5 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Somerville to Boston is to taxi which costs $14 - $17 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Medford St @ Washington St and arriving at Lechmere. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sullivan Square and arriving at State. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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It is approximately 3 miles to get from Somerville to Boston.

The best way to get from Somerville to Boston without a car is to line 88 bus which takes 7 min and costs $0 - $5.

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The line 88 bus from Medford St @ Washington St to Lechmere takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Somerville to Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Medford St @ Washington St station.

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Somerville to Boston train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Sullivan Square station.

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The best way to get from Somerville to Boston is to line 88 bus which takes 7 min and costs $0 - $5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $0 - $8 and takes 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Somerville to Boston.
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  • Distance: 2.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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

MBTA operates a bus from Medford St @ Washington St to Lechmere every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $0 - $5 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a vehicle from Sullivan Square to State every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Sullivan Square to State
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Train from Porter to North Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $8
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$2 - $8
Tram from Gilman Square to Government Center
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Bus operators
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Somerville to Boston
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$14 - $17
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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Somerville to Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Lechmere station.

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Somerville to Boston train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at State station.

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