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

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Train

  1. Take the train from North Station to Lowell

3 alternative options

Line 354 bus, line 13 bus

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

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from South Station to Lowell

Drive

  1. Drive from South Station to Lowell
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lowell is 800-232-4636.

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

The social distance requirement in Lowell is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from South Station to Lowell is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Station to Lowell is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Station to Lowell. However, there are services departing from State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta and arriving at Kennedy Center via Chestnut Street Burlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from North Station station and arriving at Lowell. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between South Station and Lowell is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Station to Lowell without a car is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs $0 - $10.

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The train from North Station to Lowell takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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South Station to Lowell train services, operated by MBTA, depart from North Station.

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The best way to get from South Station to Lowell is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs $0 - $10. Alternatively, you can line 354 bus and line 13 bus, which costs $1 - $7 and takes 2h 36m.

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Map of how to get from South Station to Lowell.
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  • Distance: 23.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

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

MBTA operates a train from North Station to Lowell hourly. Tickets cost $0 - $10 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Station to Lowell via State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta and Chestnut Street Burlington in around 2h 36m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Lowell
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $10
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$7 - $10
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta to Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Website
MBTA
Children 11 and under
$0
Lowell Regional Transit Authority
Website
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
Other operators
Taxi from South Station to Lowell
Ave. Duration
37 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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South Station to Lowell bus services, operated by Lowell Regional Transit Authority, arrive at Kennedy Center station.

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South Station to Lowell train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Lowell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Station to Lowell is 31 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from South Station to Lowell.

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