Transportation Information

Hingham is situated in the Greater Boston Area, which has excellent rail, air, and highway facilities. State Route 128 and Interstate 495 divide the region into inner and outer zones, which are connected by numerous "spokes" providing direct access to the airport, Seaport, and intermodal facilities of Boston. Principal highways are State Route 3, the Southeastern Expressway connecting Boston to the South Shore and the Cape, and State Routes 3A and 228.


Commuter rail service in Hingham is provided by the MBTA via the Greenbush line.
Please visit the MBTA website for further details The MBTA Red Line (Rapid Transit) is accessible from Braintree and Quincy. Travel time to Park Street station (Downtown Boston) from Quincy Center is approximately 20 minutes. 

Weekend Service Changes: Visit  a customer-focused webpage that details major weekend rail service changes in one, simplified format.  With infrastructure investments underway across the system, the page is an attempt to simplify trip-planning throughout all of the various construction projects.  


Commuter boat service is available from Hingham to Rowes Wharf, Boston, by the MBTA. The Airport Water Shuttle provides transportation to Logan Airport from Rowes Wharf in Boston.


Hingham is a member of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). There is fixed route service to Quincy Station. The MBTA also provides THE RIDE, a paratransit service for the elderly and disabled. The Plymouth and Brockton Bus Company provides bus commuter service to Boston.