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

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from North Station to Melrose Cedar Park Haverhill Line

$3 - $8

4 alternative options

Subway, line 137 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the subway from Tufts Medical Center to Oak Grove Orange Line
  2. Take the line 137 bus from Oak Grove Busway to Main St @ E Emerson St 131 / ...

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Boston to Melrose 10.3 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from South Boston to Melrose 10.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Boston to Melrose 10.3 miles

$23 - $30

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from North Station station and arriving at Melrose Cedar Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between South Boston and Melrose is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Boston to Melrose without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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The train from North Station to Melrose Cedar Park takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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South Boston to Melrose train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at North Station.

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South Boston to Melrose train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Melrose Cedar Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Boston to Melrose is 10 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from South Boston to Melrose.

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There are 750+ hotels available in Melrose. Prices start at $139 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Boston to Melrose.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

MBTA operates a train from South Boston to Melrose hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Melrose Cedar Park
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Subway from Tufts Medical Center to Oak Grove
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Oak Grove Busway to Main St @ E Emerson St
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Boston to Melrose
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$26 - $35
UberX
$23 - $30
UberXL
$30 - $45
Black
$45 - $65
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Taxi from South Boston to Melrose
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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