There are 4 ways to get from Walpole to Boston by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 41 min
$4 - $10
Bus, line 39 bus • 1h 24m
$2 - $6
2 alternative options
Taxi • 32 min
$90 - $120
Drive • 32 min
$2 - $4
Walpole to Boston by train
The train journey time between Walpole and Boston is around 41 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest train normally takes 41 min. Operated by MBTA, the Walpole to Boston train service departs from Walpole and arrives in South Station. Typically 131 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Walpole to Boston train schedules
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Walpole to Boston is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 32 min.
The quickest way to get from Walpole to Boston is to taxi which costs $90 - $120 and takes 32 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Walpole to Boston. However, there are services departing from Main St @ Stone St and arriving at Boylston St @ Clarendon St via Forest Hills. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Walpole and arriving at South Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.
The distance between Walpole and Boston is 18 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.
The best way to get from Walpole to Boston without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs $4 - $10.
The train from Walpole to South Station takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Walpole to Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Main St @ Stone St station.
Walpole to Boston train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Walpole station.
The best way to get from Walpole to Boston is to train which takes 41 min and costs $4 - $10. Alternatively, you can bus and line 39 bus, which costs $2 - $7 and takes 1h 24m.
What companies run services between Walpole, MA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?
MBTA operates a train from Walpole to South Station hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $10 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Walpole to Boston via Forest Hills in around 1h 24m.
Bus from Main St @ Stone St to Forest Hills
- Ave. Duration
- 46 min
- Estimated price
- $2 - $7
Bus from Forest Hills to Boylston St @ Clarendon St
- Ave. Duration
- 32 min
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
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More Questions & Answers
Walpole to Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Boylston St @ Clarendon St station.
Walpole to Boston train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at South Station.
Yes, the driving distance between Walpole to Boston is 26 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Walpole to Boston.
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