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

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from South Station to Walpole Franklin Line

$4 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus, line 42 bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Essex St @ Atlantic Ave to Nubian Sl4
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Nubian to Forest Hills 42
  3. Take the bus from Forest Hills to Main St @ Glenwood Ave 34E

$2 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Station to Walpole 22.4 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from South Station to Walpole 22.4 miles

$2 - $4

South Station to Walpole by train

The train journey time between South Station and Walpole is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest train normally takes 39 min. Services are operated by MBTA. Typically 90 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
40 min
Fastest train time:
39 min
Trains per week:
90
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:45
Last train departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South Station to Walpole train schedules

South Station → Walpole
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The social distance requirement in Walpole is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from South Station to Walpole is to drive, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Station to Walpole is to taxi which costs $80 - $95 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Station to Walpole. However, there are services departing from Essex St @ Atlantic Ave and arriving at Main St @ Glenwood Ave via Nubian and Forest Hills. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Station station and arriving at Walpole. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between South Station and Walpole is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Station to Walpole without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs $4 - $10.

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The train from South Station to Walpole takes 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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South Station to Walpole bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Essex St @ Atlantic Ave station.

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

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The best way to get from South Station to Walpole is to train which takes 39 min and costs $4 - $10. Alternatively, you can bus and line 42 bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 2h 5m.

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Map of how to get from South Station to Walpole.
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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

MBTA operates a train from South Station to Walpole hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $10 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Station to Walpole via Nubian and Forest Hills in around 2h 5m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Walpole
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Essex St @ Atlantic Ave to Nubian
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Nubian to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Bus from Forest Hills to Main St @ Glenwood Ave
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from South Station to Walpole
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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 Walpole bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Main St @ Glenwood Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Station to Walpole is 22 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from South Station to Walpole.

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