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There are 4 ways to get from Wellesley to Harvard Square by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Wellesley Square to South Station Framingham/Worcester Line
  2. Take the subway from South Station to Harvard Red Line

$7 - $12

3 alternative options

Train, line 504 bus, line 71 bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Wellesley Square to Back Bay
  2. Take the line 504 bus from Saint James Ave @ Dartmouth St to Watertown Yard 504 / ...
  3. Take the line 71 bus from Watertown Sq Terminal to Harvard 71

$8 - $23

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wellesley to Harvard Square 12 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Wellesley to Harvard Square 12 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Wellesley to Harvard Square is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wellesley to Harvard Square is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wellesley to Harvard Square. However, there are services departing from Wellesley Square and arriving at Harvard via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Wellesley and Harvard Square is 10 miles. The road distance is 12 miles.

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The best way to get from Wellesley to Harvard Square without a car is to train and subway which takes 55 min and costs $7 - $12.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Wellesley to Harvard Square, including transfers.

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Wellesley to Harvard Square train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Wellesley Square station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Wellesley to Harvard Square is 12 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Wellesley to Harvard Square.

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  • Distance: 10.4 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

There is no direct connection from Wellesley to Harvard Square. However, you can take the train to South Station, take the walk to South Station, take the subway to Harvard, then take the walk to Harvard Square. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Wellesley to Harvard Square via Back Bay, Saint James Ave @ Dartmouth St, Watertown Yard, Watertown Sq Terminal, and Harvard in around 1h 37m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Wellesley Square to South Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
MBTA
Subway from South Station to Harvard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Wellesley Square to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Saint James Ave @ Dartmouth St to Watertown Yard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Bus from Watertown Sq Terminal to Harvard
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Wellesley to Harvard Square
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

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