There are 5 ways to get from South Boston to Cambridge by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from Andrew to Central Red Line

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Boston to Cambridge 5.8 miles

$30 - $40

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Boston to Cambridge 5.8 miles

$17 - $23

Walk  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Walk from South Boston to Cambridge 4.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  33 min

  1. Cycle from W Broadway At Dorchester St to Inman Square At Vellucci Plaza / Hampshire St 5.5 miles

$6

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Boston and Cambridge is 4 miles.

The best way to get from South Boston to Cambridge without a car is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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The subway from Andrew to Central takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Cambridge. Prices start at $138 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Boston to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

MBTA operates a vehicle from South Boston to Cambridge every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Andrew to Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Boston to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$20 - $28
UberX
$17 - $23
UberXL
$21 - $28
Black
$30 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $55
Blue Bikes
Website
bluebikes.com
Bike from W Broadway At Dorchester St to Inman Square At Vellucci Plaza / Hampshire St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6
More information at
bluebikes.com
Bikeshare
$6
Taxi from South Boston to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
http://bpdnews.com/
Website
bpdnews.com
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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