There are 5 ways to get from South Station to Alewife Station by subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from South Station to Alewife Red Line

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Station to Alewife Station 6.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from South Station to Alewife Station 6.6 miles

$1

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Station to Alewife Station 6.6 miles

$18 - $24

Bikeshare  •  51 min

  1. Cycle from South Station-700 Atlantic Ave to Alewife Mbta At Steel Place 7.6 miles

$6

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The cheapest way to get from South Station to Alewife Station is to drive which costs $1 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Station to Alewife Station is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 10 min.

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The distance between South Station and Alewife Station is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Station to Alewife Station without a car is to subway which takes 22 min and costs $3.

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The subway from South Station to Alewife takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Station to Alewife Station is 7 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from South Station to Alewife Station.

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There are 752+ hotels available in Alewife Station. Prices start at $136 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Station to Alewife Station.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between South Station, MA, USA and Alewife Station, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a vehicle from South Station to Alewife Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Subway from South Station to Alewife
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Station to Alewife Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$21 - $29
UberX
$18 - $24
UberXL
$24 - $35
Black
$30 - $45
Black SUV
$45 - $60
Blue Bikes
Website
bluebikes.com
Bike from South Station-700 Atlantic Ave to Alewife Mbta At Steel Place
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6
More information at
bluebikes.com
Bikeshare
$6
Taxi from South Station to Alewife Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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