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There are 4 ways to get from Worcester to Harvard University by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Worcester to Boston "Greyhound" / ...

$15 - $23

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Train  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to South Station Framingham/Worcester Line

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Worcester to Harvard University 42 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Worcester to Harvard University 42 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Worcester to Harvard University is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Worcester to Harvard University is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Worcester to Harvard University. However, there are services departing from Worcester and arriving at Harvard via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Worcester and Harvard University is 36 miles. The road distance is 42 miles.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Harvard University without a car is to bus which takes 1h 26m and costs $14 - $24.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from Worcester to Harvard University, including transfers.

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Worcester to Harvard University train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Worcester station.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Harvard University is to bus which takes 1h 26m and costs $14 - $24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 56m.

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Worcester to Harvard University train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Worcester to Harvard University is 42 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Worcester to Harvard University.

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  • Distance: 36.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

What companies run services between Worcester, MA, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Worcester to Boston once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 1h. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, MBTA operates a train from Worcester to South Station hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Worcester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Worcester to Harvard University
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 508-754-3211
Website
yellowcabworcester.com
Worcester Green Cab
Phone
+1 508-459-1611
Website
worcestergreencab.com
Red Cab
Phone
+1 508-792-9999
Website
worcredcab.com

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