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T Stop to the North End

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T Stop to the North End

When traveling to the North End, specifically Hanover & Fleet, is the Aquarium T station (blue line) a viable option over the Haymarket station (Green/Orange). Also, is a walk back to either one from Hanover & Fleet unsafe or more risky at night?


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1. Re: T Stop to the North End

There is no actual T stop in the North End itself, but Aquarium on the Blue Line and Haymarket on the Orange and Green Lines are indeed the closest. It's only a block or two to the North End from either. The North End is quite safe, as is most of the Downtown area. Just use your street smarts as you would in any citry.


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Sure... Both are in the city, so...keep your wits about you, etc. etc. I'd prefer Haymarket over the Aquarium late at night only becuase it's more heavily traveled at that hour. True, you mght run into a few unsavory characters at Haymarket, but I'd rather do so in a crowd than traverse a lonely station. Haymarket is a starting point for loads of buses that go up to Lynn, etc. so there's always people around. There are a few bars and restaurants near the waterfront by the Aquarium but... not many. It's not as well traveled.

One big negative of the Charlie Card system is that it's harder to find T employees . Before you knew there'd be a token guy in the booth. Now, you walk down there and see mostly card kiosks. Sometimes there are employees in view (and T cops) but not always.

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Don't forget about the North Station T stop--both Green and Orange Lines. Go to mbta.com for all maps, fare info, etc. Also, to echo other post-ers remarks about safety--the potential for trouble should always be in the back of your mind, but those areas are fine at night.

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4. Re: T Stop to the North End

One of the great things about having the old Central Artery torn down is that it has reconnected the North End with the rest of Boston. Having said that, I would suggest following Hanover Street all the way to Haymarket which is now an option.

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5. Re: T Stop to the North End

Although both Haymarket and Aquarium are convenient to the North End, Haymarket (Green Line) will have more frequent service, especially at night. Which station you use really depends upon where you are coming from. If you are on a particular subway line, it is not worth changing trains to get to a station on the other line. (If you are on the Red Line, switch to Green inbound at Park St.)

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