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There are 4 ways to get from South Boston to Quincy by train, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from JFK/UMass to Quincy Center Middleborough/Lakeville Line / ...

$3 - $8

Cheapest option

Subway  •  13 min

  1. Take the subway from JFK/UMass to Quincy Center Red Line

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Boston to Quincy 7.7 miles

$29 - $40

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from South Boston to Quincy 7.7 miles

$1 - $2

South Boston to Quincy by train

The train journey time between South Boston and Quincy is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7 min. Operated by MBTA, the South Boston to Quincy train service departs from JFK/UMass and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 252 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7 min
Fastest train time:
7 min
Train distance:
6 miles
Trains per week:
252
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:33
Last train departs at:
23:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South Boston to Quincy train schedules

South Boston → Quincy
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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Quincy is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Quincy is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Quincy is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 4 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from South Boston to Quincy is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Boston to Quincy is to train which costs $3 - $8 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from JFK/UMass and arriving at Quincy Center. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between South Boston and Quincy is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Boston to Quincy without a car is to train which takes 8 min and costs $3 - $8.

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The train from JFK/UMass to Quincy Center takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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South Boston to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, depart from JFK/UMass station.

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South Boston to Quincy train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Quincy Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Boston to Quincy is 8 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from South Boston to Quincy.

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

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  • Distance: 6.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

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

MBTA operates a train from JFK/UMass to Quincy Center every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from JFK/UMass to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from South Boston to Quincy
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$29 - $40
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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