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There are 5 ways to get from State Station to Harvard Square by subway, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  17 min

  1. Take the subway from Downtown Crossing to Harvard Red Line

$3

4 alternative options

Subway via Park Street  •  18 min

  1. Take the subway from Park Street to Harvard Red Line

$3

Subway via State Station  •  18 min

  1. Take the subway from Downtown Crossing to Harvard Red Line

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from State Station to Harvard Square 3.5 miles

$15 - $19

Walk  •  1h 13m

  1. Walk from State Station to Harvard Square 3.8 miles

State Station → Harvard Square
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harvard Square is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Harvard Square is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Harvard Square is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

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The most affordable way to get from State Station to Harvard Square is to subway, which costs $3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from State Station to Harvard Square is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Park Street and arriving at Harvard. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between State Station and Harvard Square is 3 miles.

The best way to get from State Station to Harvard Square without a car is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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It takes approximately 17 min to get from State Station to Harvard Square, including transfers.

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State Station to Harvard Square train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Downtown Crossing station.

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State Station to Harvard Square train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Harvard station.

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There are 385+ hotels available in Harvard Square. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from State Station to Harvard Square.
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  • Distance: 3.3 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between State Station, MA, USA and Harvard Square, Middlesex County, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a vehicle from Downtown Crossing to Harvard every 10 minutes, and the journey takes 13 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Downtown Crossing to Harvard
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
mbta.com
Subway from Park Street to Harvard
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Other operators
Taxi from State Station to Harvard Square
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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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