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There are 4 ways to get from South Station to Jamaica Plain by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from Downtown Crossing to Green Street Orange Line

$3

Cheapest option

Line 504 bus, line 39 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 504 bus from Surface Artery @ Kneeland St to Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St 501 / ...
  2. Take the line 39 bus from Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St to 775 Centre St 39

$2 - $6

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Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Station to Jamaica Plain 5.9 miles

$23 - $28

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from South Station to Jamaica Plain 5.9 miles

$1

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

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The quickest way to get from South Station to Jamaica Plain is to taxi which costs $23 - $28 and takes 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Station to Jamaica Plain. However, there are services departing from Surface Artery @ Kneeland St and arriving at 775 Centre St via Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Downtown Crossing and arriving at Green Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between South Station and Jamaica Plain is 4 miles. The road distance is 5.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Station to Jamaica Plain without a car is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Downtown Crossing to Green Street takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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South Station to Jamaica Plain bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Surface Artery @ Kneeland St station.

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South Station to Jamaica Plain train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Downtown Crossing station.

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South Station to Jamaica Plain bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at 775 Centre St station.

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Map of how to get from South Station to Jamaica Plain.
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  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

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

MBTA operates a vehicle from Downtown Crossing to Green Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Station to Jamaica Plain via Surface Artery @ Kneeland St and Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St in around 37 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Downtown Crossing to Green Street
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Surface Artery @ Kneeland St to Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Saint James Ave @ Clarendon St to 775 Centre St
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from South Station to Jamaica Plain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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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South Station to Jamaica Plain train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Green Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Station to Jamaica Plain is 6 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from South Station to Jamaica Plain.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Jamaica Plain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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