Just Take the Train to the Ballgame

Lansdowne Station is steps away from Fenway Park!


Red Sox fan going to the game at Fenway Park

Did you know the Framingham/Worcester Line of the Commuter Rail makes stops near Polar Park and across the street from Fenway Park? Skip the traffic and just take the train to your next Red Sox game!


Whether you’re heading to a ball game or a concert, nothing beats a day (or night!) at the ballpark. Check out these directions for arriving at Fenway Park via Commuter Rail, as well some suggestions for making the most of your trip. And if you’re riding on the weekend, don’t forget about $10 Weekend Tickets!

Arriving in Fenway


Arriving via FitchburgLowellHaverhillNewburyport/Rockport:
  • After arriving at North Station on Commuter Rail, prepare to grab an outbound Green Line train to Kenmore.
  • Follow the station signs for the Green Line and wait at the platform for the next outbound B train to Boston College or C train to Cleveland Circle.
  • Once on board, ride eight stops to Kenmore, where you’ll depart and exit the station by following signs for Fenway Park. From here, it’s just a short walk to the stadium.



Arriving via FranklinNeedhamProvidence/Stoughton
  • Depart from Back Bay Station, where you can either enjoy a 25-minute walk or a short ride on the Green Line to the ballpark.
  • If you choose to take the Green Line, walk to the outbound entrance of Copley Station and catch an outbound B, C or D Line train to Kenmore, where you’ll depart and exit the station by following signs for Fenway Park. From here, it’s just a short walk to the stadium.


Arriving via FairmountKingstonGreenbushMiddleborough/Lakeville

After arriving at South Station on Commuter Rail, you have a few options. If schedules line up, you can hop on an outbound Framingham/Worcester train and get off at Lansdowne Station, which is across the street from the ballpark.

You can also take the subway. From South Station, follow the station signs downstairs to the inbound Red Line train toward Alewife and hop on board when the next train arrives at the platform:

  • Ride the Red Line two stops to Park Street Station and disembark, following the station signs for the Green Line.
  • Wait at a Green Line platform for either an outbound B train to Boston College, C train to Cleveland Circle or D train to Reservoir. Avoid taking an E train toward Heath Street, as it splits off from the other Green Line trains at Copley Station.
  • Once on board, ride five stops to Kenmore, where you’ll depart just a short walk from the ballpark.



Lines: Framingham/Worcester

Board an inbound train on the Framingham/Worcester line and ride to Lansdowne Station (formerly Yawkey), then disembark at the platform and you’ll be within walking distance of the stadium.


Activities Around Fenway


Tasty Burger 1301 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215

A classic stop for hungry ballpark visitors, Tasty Burger is a retro style burger chain that’s home to the Official Burger of the Boston Red Sox. Whether you’re looking for a bite before or after the game, this is a great place for your family to grab a burger, hot dog milkshake and more.


Sweet Cheeks Q 1381 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215

Located just a short walk from the ballpark, Sweet Cheeks Q offers one of the best barbecue menus in Boston. Pair entrées like BBQ Chopped Brisket and St. Louis Pork Ribs with sides like Heirloom BBQ Ranch Beans or Mac and Cheese for a pre-game meal you won’t soon forget.


Bleacher Bar 82A Lansdowne St, Boston, MA 02215

Looking for an up-close view of the field? Stop by Bleacher Bar, located below the ballpark’s bleachers, before the game to grab a bite or a brew, and enjoy its one-of-a-kind view of the stadium. Just make sure to arrive early — this spot gets pretty crowded on game days.


Blackbird Doughnuts Fenway 20 Kilmarnock St, Boston, MA 02215

If you’re looking for something sweet, you’ll find it at Blackbird Doughnuts. Located just a short stroll from the stadium entrance, Blackbird Doughnuts offers a wide variety of rotating donut flavors like Salted Caramel Pretzel and Cinnamon Sugar Stack.



Official Red Sox Team Store 19 Jersey St, Boston, MA 02215

If you need to stock up on Red Sox gear ahead of the game, you’ve come to the right place. Filled with hats, jerseys, t-shirts and more, the Official Red Sox Team Store on Jersey Street has everything you need to show your support for the home team.


Prudential Center Boston 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199

Interested in more serious shopping? The Shops at Prudential Center are an 18-minute walk from the stadium and offer more than 75 shops and restaurants for you to enjoy.



Lucky Strike Social 145 Ipswich Street, Boston, MA 02215

Have some time to kill before or after the game? Head over to Lucky Strike, which is just a few blocks from the stadium, to enjoy bowling, billiards, arcade games and more.


Game On! 82 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA 02215

Ping-Pong, batting cages, Cornhole — oh my! Located just steps from the ballpark’s entrance, Game On’s 13,000 square feet of floorspace is a great choice for killing time or grabbing a bite to eat during your next trip to Fenway.


The Fenway Victory Gardens 1200 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215

If you’re looking to stretch your legs, head past the stadium to the Fenway Victory Gardens, the only remaining, continuously operating World War II Victory Gardens in the United States. With 500 gardens spanning 7.5 acres, it’s a great place to enjoy some fresh air ahead of the opening pitch.


Before planning your day, be sure to check full train schedules here.