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

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Recommended option

Train  •  41 min

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

$4 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus, line 39 bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Main St @ Stone St to Forest Hills 34E
  2. Take the line 39 bus from Forest Hills to Boylston St @ Clarendon St 39

$2 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Walpole to Boston 26.5 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Walpole to Boston 26.5 miles

$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.

Train route overview

Average train time:
41 min
Fastest train time:
41 min
Train distance:
19 miles
Trains per week:
131
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:31
Last train departs at:
23:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Walpole to Boston train schedules

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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The social distance requirement in Boston is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Walpole to Boston is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Walpole to Boston is to taxi which costs $90 - $120 and takes 32 min.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Walpole and Boston is 18 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Walpole to Boston without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs $4 - $10.

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The train from Walpole to South Station takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Walpole to Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Main St @ Stone St station.

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Walpole to Boston train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Walpole station.

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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.

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Map of how to get from Walpole to Boston.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Walpole to South Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Main St @ Stone St to Forest Hills
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Forest Hills to Boylston St @ Clarendon St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Walpole to Boston
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Yellow Cab Brockton
Phone
+1-508-583-1234
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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Walpole to Boston bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Boylston St @ Clarendon St station.

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

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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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