Porter

1899 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140

Weekend parking near Porter Square can be a challenge, so save yourself time by taking the Commuter Rail to this main connection point in Cambridge. The Porter Square station is a main connection point for Commuter Rail riders, providing access to the MBTA’s Red Line. Surrounded by shops and restaurants, it’s a great location to meet up with friends. Check out live music venues, or wander over to one of many nearby museums.

If you are a student at Lesley University, check out the Semester Pass program for unlimited, discounted Commuter Rail, subway, bus, and/or ferry passes and explore everything the greater Boston area has to offer.

Porter Square Cambridge

Destinations

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Within a half mile from station

Museums and Attractions
Attractions

Somerville Museum

Somerville, MA

Line: Fitchburg

Station: Porter

Approx. 1.00 miles from station

Food
Food

The Abbey

Cambridge, MA

Line: Fitchburg

Station: Porter

Approx. 0.23 miles from station

Shopping
shopping

Harvard Book Store

Cambridge, MA

Line: Fitchburg

Station: Porter

Approx. 1.22 miles from station

Museums and Attractions
Attractions

Cooper Frost Austin House

Cambridge, MA

Line: Fitchburg

Station: Porter

Approx. 0.38 miles from station

Music, Theatre, and Art
Music

Sanders Theatre

Cambridge, MA

Line: Fitchburg

Station: Porter

Approx. 0.98 miles from station

Museums and Attractions
Harvard Museum of Natural History

The Harvard Museum of Natural History

Cambridge, MA

Line: Fitchburg

Station: Porter

Approx. 0.86 miles from station

Music, Theatre, and Art
Music

American Repatory Theatre

Cambridge, MA

Line: Fitchburg

Station: Porter

Approx. 1.03 miles from station

Food
Food

Honeycomb Creamery

Cambridge, MA

Line: Fitchburg

Station: Porter

Approx. 0.37 miles from station

Station Information

Wachusett

55 Authority Drive
Fitchburg, MA, 01420

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Fitchburg

150 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA, 01420

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North Leominster

44 Nashua Street
Leominster, MA, 01453

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Shirley

42 Ayer Road
Shirley, MA, 01464

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Ayer

70 Main Street
Ayer, MA, 01432

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Littleton/Route 495

264 Foster Street
Littleton, MA, 01460

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South Acton

4 Central Street
Acton, MA, 01720

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West Concord

122B Main Street
Concord, MA, 01742

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Concord

90 Thoreau Street
Concord, MA, 01742

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Lincoln

160 Lincoln Road
Lincoln, MA, 01773

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Kendal Green

198 Church Street
Weston, MA, 02493

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Brandeis/Roberts

1 Sawyer Road
Waltham, MA, 02453

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Waltham

75 Carter Street
Waltham, MA, 02453

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Waverley

495 Trapelo Road
Belmont, MA, 02478

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Belmont

440 Concord Avenue
Belmont, MA, 02478

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Porter

1899 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA, 02138

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North Station

135 Causeway Street
Boston, MA, 02114

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Parking

This station does not have parking.

Bike Storage

  • Bike rack

Elevators

  • Has Elevator

Escalators

  • Has Escalator

Accessibility

  • Has Escalator
  • Has Elevator
  • Mini high level platform to provide level boarding to certain cars in a train set

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