There are 5 ways to get from South Station to Alewife Station by subway, taxi, car, towncar 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  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from South Station - Inbound 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

$16 - $22

Bikeshare  •  51 min

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

$6

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 - Inbound 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
$16 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$18 - $25
uberX
$16 - $22
uberXL
$24 - $35
UberBLACK
$35 - $45
uberSUV
$45 - $60
Hubway
Website
thehubway.com
Bike from South Station-700 Atlantic Ave to Alewife Mbta At Steel Place
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6
Bikeshare
$6
Taxi from South Station to Alewife Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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Website
bpdnews.com
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Website
topcab.us
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between South Station and Alewife Station is 9 km. The road distance is 11 km.

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

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

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