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There are 4 ways to get from Wakefield to Cambridge by bus, subway, train, taxi or car

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Line 137 bus, subway  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 137 bus from Main St @ Water St to Oak Grove Busway 137
  2. Take the subway from Oak Grove to Wellington Orange Line

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield to North Station Haverhill Line

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wakefield to Cambridge 11.5 miles

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Wakefield to Cambridge 11.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Wakefield to Cambridge is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wakefield to Cambridge is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wakefield and arriving at North Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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It is 9 miles from Wakefield to Cambridge. It is approximately 11.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Wakefield to Cambridge without a car is to line 137 bus and subway which takes 26 min and costs $1 - $8.

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It takes approximately 26 min to get from Wakefield to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Wakefield to Cambridge train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Wakefield station.

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Wakefield to Cambridge train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at North Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wakefield to Cambridge is 11 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Wakefield to Cambridge.

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  • Distance: 9.3 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Wakefield, MA, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Wakefield to North Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $0 - $9 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Oak Grove to Wellington
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Train from Wakefield to North Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $9
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$4 - $9
Bus operators
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Wakefield to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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
Merrimack Taxi Co
Phone
+1 978-687-0911

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