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

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from Sullivan Square to State

Cheapest option

Line 88 bus

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

4 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Porter to North Station

Line 89 bus, subway

  1. Take the line 89 bus from Broadway @ Marshall St to Sullivan Square
  2. Take the subway from Sullivan Square to State

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Somerville to Boston

Walk

  1. Walk from Somerville to Boston

Somerville to Boston by subway

The subway journey time between Somerville and Boston is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 2 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 7 min. Operated by MBTA, the Somerville to Boston subway service departs from Sullivan Square and arrives in State. Typically 1120 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Subway route information

Average subway time:
9 min
Fastest subway time:
7 min
Subway distance:
2 miles
Subways per week:
1120
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:06
Last subway departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Somerville to Boston subway schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Somerville to Boston is to line 88 bus which costs $0 - $5 and takes 9 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 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sullivan Square and arriving at State. Services depart every 10 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 subway which takes 8 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The subway from Sullivan Square to State takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 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 9 min and costs $0 - $5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $0 - $8 and takes 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Somerville to Boston.
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  • Distance: 2.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

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

MBTA operates a vehicle from Sullivan Square to State every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, MBTA operates a bus from Medford St @ Washington St to Lechmere every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $0 - $5 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Sullivan Square to State
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Train from Porter to North Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $8
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$2 - $8
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Medford St @ Washington St to Lechmere
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Bus from Broadway @ Marshall St to Sullivan Square
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
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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