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December 9, 2021

Commuter Rail gift guide

We put together holiday gift ideas for the commuter, traveler, or train fan in your life!

For the commuter:

Here is a list of ideas you can get the frequent (or even infrequent!) commuter in your life:

๐Ÿงค Touchscreen gloves
โ˜” Umbrella
๐ŸŽง Headphones
๐ŸŽต Streaming subscription
๐ŸŽซ Train tickets
๐Ÿ“˜ an E-reader

For the traveler and experience seeker:

Here is a list of ideas you can get the traveler and experience seeker:

๐ŸŽซ $10 weekend tickets
๐ŸŽค Tickets for events they can take the train to
๐Ÿจ Hotel gift cards for places in Boston, Providence, Worcester, and beyond – accompanied with train tickets of course!
๐Ÿ•ฎ Activity books for their train ride, especially if they have kids!

For the train fan:

Here is a list of ideas you can get the railfanner in your life:

๐ŸŽซ Monthly Commuter Rail Pass
๐Ÿš† Gifts from MBTA Gifts
๐Ÿ“ท A camera

Ready to shop?

Take the train to shop this season to avoid parking hassles and traffic! Commuter Rail has more mid-day and evening service and weekend service is available on all lines.

Check out our malls and shopping plazas near Commuter Rail map here.

Before you head out:


  • Kids 11 and under ride free
  • Ride unlimited all weekend with a $10 weekends ticket
  • Download mTicket for mobile tickets or buy on board from a conductor if you aren’t near a ticket office or vending machine

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