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Holiday Service Schedules

MBTA routes operate on weekend schedules for most major federal and state holidays.

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Independence Day (Thurs, July 4, 2019)

All MBTA fares will be waived after 9:30 PM.


Before 2 PM, subway will run on a Sunday schedule. Starting at 2 PM, subway will run at rush-hour levels of service.


Buses will run on a Sunday schedule.

After the fireworks on the Esplanade, an express bus shuttle will run from Boylston to Riverside, via the Mass Pike.


No service on the F1 Hingham – Boston ferry. All other ferries will run on a Saturday schedule.

Commuter Rail

Commuter Rail will run on a Saturday schedule. The last train on the following lines will have a delayed departure time:

Upcoming Holidays

Please note:

  • Holidays that do not have modified service are not listed above. This includes Patriots' Day, Columbus Day, and Veterans' Day. All services will operate on a regular schedule on the day that the holiday is observed.
  • Some routes do not operate on weekends, and they will not be in service if the route is operating on a weekend schedule.