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There are 5 ways to get from South Boston to Boxborough by train, bus, taxi, subway or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from North Station to Littleton/Rte 495 Fitchburg Line

$16 - $22

4 alternative options

Route 3, taxi  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the Route 3 from Boston, MA - South Station to Tyngsboro, MA Northbound
  2. Take a taxi from Tyngsboro, MA to Boxborough

$125 - $159

Subway, train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the subway from Andrew to Porter Red Line
  2. Take the train from Porter to Littleton/Rte 495 Fitchburg Line

$18 - $25

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Boston to Boxborough 30.2 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from South Boston to Boxborough 30.2 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from South Boston to Boxborough is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Boston to Boxborough is to taxi which costs $160 - $190 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between South Boston and Boxborough is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Boston to Boxborough without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs $15 - $22.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from South Boston to Boxborough, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Boston to Boxborough is 30 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from South Boston to Boxborough.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Boxborough. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Boston to Boxborough.
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  • Distance: 26.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between South Boston, MA, USA and Boxborough, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from South Boston to Boxborough hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Littleton/Rte 495
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Subway from Andrew to Porter
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Porter to Littleton/Rte 495
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Tyngsboro, MA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tyngsboro, MA to Boxborough
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Merrimack Taxi Co
Phone
+1 978-687-0911

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