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There are 4 ways to get from South Station to Chelmsford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 16 bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from North Station to Lowell Lowell Line
  2. Take the line 16 bus from Hale St & YMCA Dr to Chelmsford St & Wilson St 15 / ...

$6 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 354 bus, line 13 bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the line 354 bus from State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta to Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St 354
  2. Take the line 13 bus from Chestnut Street Burlington to Kennedy Center 13

$4 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Station to Chelmsford 30.9 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from South Station to Chelmsford 30.9 miles

$3 - $5

South Station to Chelmsford by walk and bus

The journey time between South Station and Chelmsford is around 5h 30m and covers a distance of around 38 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 1m. Operated by MBTA and Lowell Regional Transit Authority, the South Station to Chelmsford service departs from South Station and arrives in Chelmsford St & Wilson St. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 30m
Fastest journey time:
2h 1m
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:45
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South Station to Chelmsford walk and bus schedules

South Station → Chelmsford
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chelmsford is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Chelmsford is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from South Station to Chelmsford is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Station to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Station to Chelmsford. However, there are services departing from State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta and arriving at Chelmsford St & Wilson St via Chestnut Street Burlington and Kennedy Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between South Station and Chelmsford is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Station to Chelmsford without a car is to train and line 16 bus which takes 2h 9m and costs $6 - $13.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from South Station to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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South Station to Chelmsford bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta station.

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South Station to Chelmsford bus services, operated by Lowell Regional Transit Authority, arrive at Kennedy Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Station to Chelmsford is 31 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from South Station to Chelmsford.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Chelmsford. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Station to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 23.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

You can take a bus from South Station to Chelmsford via State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta, Chestnut Street Burlington, and Kennedy Center in around 3h 32m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Lowell
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Lowell Regional Transit Authority
Website
lrta.com
Bus from Hale St & YMCA Dr to Chelmsford St & Wilson St
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
lrta.com
Bus from Chestnut Street Burlington to Kennedy Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
lrta.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta to Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from South Station to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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