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to cape cod from boston.

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to cape cod from boston.

how far is cape cod from boston?? train ride?? car ride??

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1. Re: to cape cod from boston.

It depends exactly where you're going on the Cape, but about 2 hours by car. There is no train to Cape Cod. There are buses, though and there is a ferry to Provincetown at the tip of the Cape.

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It would be a good idea to get a map of Massachusetts so you can see what the Cape looks like. It extends out to the ocean from the Wareham area of the mainland, accessible by crossing the Canal or via the ferries from Boston, maybe Plymouth? There is one major "highway" on the Cape, Rt 6 with another very busy road, Rt 28 that also extends through quite a bit of the Cape. Most visitors go at least to the middle of the Cape out to the end (Provincetown) since that's where the beaches and the usual tourist spots are. Its about 2 hours from Boston down Rt 3 to the Bourne Bridge BUT on a Sat or Sunday during the summer, it will easily take you much longer than that due to the intense traffic. But if you go during the week, its fairly easy to get on and off the Cape. You also have to allow for any busy traffic coming out of Boston, assuming you head south via our Expressway (Rt 93). Rush hour heading south from about 3PM to 7PM during the week isn't fun but if you leave earlier than that, you should be ok.

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3. Re: to cape cod from boston.

You really need a car to get around easily on the Cape. How long do you plan to stay?

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