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Directions to Commuter Rail

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Directions to the Communter Rail in North Leominster to Harvard Square, Cambridge

North Leominster commuter rail station - 26 Nashua St, Leominster, MA is 30 - 40 minute drive from Harvard Forest. Access the commuter rail schedule. Fitchburg/South Acton line. Access a Subway Map. Commuter train is purple, MBTA Harvard Square is on Red Line.

  1. Go RIGHT from the HF parking lot onto Main St./Rt. 32N
  2. After 3 miles, take LEFT onto Route 2 East (towards Boston)
  3. Take Exit 32, towards MA-13/Leominster
  4. Turn RIGHT onto Hawes Street
  5. Take first RIGHT onto Main Street
  6. Turn RIGHT onto Nashua Street
  7. Commuter rail station will be on your LEFT. In 2011, price to park was $3.00
  8. Take INBOUND train. Purchase ticket on board. In 2011, price is $7.75 on way
  9. Exit train at Porter Square stop (second to last, right after belmont)
  10. Board the Red Line MBTA train going INBOUND toward Braintree/Ashmont. Purchase ticket at Kiosk. IN 2011, price is $2.00
  11. Travel for ONE stop, exiting at Harvard Square