Transit in Lexington

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MBTA – Bus and Train

Routes 62, 76, and 62/76 serve Lexington to Alewife, Bedford VA, Lincoln Labs, and Hanscom AFB; both routes via Lexington Center (inbound / outbound). Route 77 to Harvard ends at Arlington Heights, near East Lexington and the Minuteman Bikeway, route 78 to Harvard covers some of East Lexington, and route 61 to Waltham Center goes near South Lexington, in Waltham. All buses are accessible and have bike racks. Read the MBTA's Bus Guide for more details.

Connections to the Red Line can be made at Alewife or Harvard
And connections to the Fitchburg Line Commuter Rail at Waltham, Waverley, and Belmont.

Fares can be paid with a CharlieCard or Cash. The bus fare is $1.70 and rapid-transit is $2.40. High school and middle school students are eligible for reduced fares; contact your school to get a Student CharlieCard. Lexington is a participating town for the Youth Pass Program. Trips can be planned with Google Maps, Apple Maps, or, the MBTA-endorsed, Transit app.

View the Winter 2022 schedule (PDF).

Lexpress – Bus

Lexpress is a local bus service operated by the Town of Lexington in and around Lexington. It operates four routes connecting at Depot Square in Lexington Center. Fares are $2 for adults, $1.75 for youth ($0 under 5), and $0.75 for seniors outside of 9:30am to 1:30pm. Find more details on the Lexpress website.

Trips can be planned with Google Maps or the Lexpress schedule.

128 Business Council – Bus

128 BC offers commuter service between Alewife and Lexington Center and Alewife and Hartwell Ave., among their other routes. Find more details about routes and fares on the 128 BC website.

Transportation Related Groups

The Town of Lexington's Transportation Advisory Committee advises the Select Board on MBTA, Lexpress, and 128 BC services in Lexington (email, public meetings); public comments are reviewed and discussed at meetings. The Town's Bicycle Advisory Committee advises bikeways and cycling in Lexington (public meetings). The Transportation Safety Group evaluates the safety of roadways in Lexington.

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