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There are 3 ways to get from Somerville to Harvard University by bus, taxi or foot

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Line 86 bus

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Washington St opp Parker St to Kirkland St @ Kirkland Place

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Somerville to Harvard University

Walk

  1. Walk from Somerville to Harvard University
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The most affordable way to get from Somerville to Harvard University is to line 86 bus, which costs $0 - $5 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Somerville to Harvard University is to taxi which costs $8 - $10 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington St opp Parker St and arriving at Kirkland St @ Kirkland Place. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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The distance between Somerville and Harvard University is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Somerville to Harvard University without a car is to line 86 bus which takes 9 min and costs $0 - $5.

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The line 86 bus from Washington St opp Parker St to Kirkland St @ Kirkland Place takes 4 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Somerville to Harvard University bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Washington St opp Parker St station.

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Somerville to Harvard University bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Kirkland St @ Kirkland Place station.

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There are 331+ hotels available in Harvard University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Somerville to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 1.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Somerville, MA, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a bus from Washington St opp Parker St to Kirkland St @ Kirkland Place every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $0 - $5 and the journey takes 4 min.

Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Washington St opp Parker St to Kirkland St @ Kirkland Place
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Somerville to Harvard University
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$8 - $10
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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