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Late Night Bus Service

Updated on August 20, 2018

A bus at night in downtown Boston. Photo by Osman Rana, from Unsplash.

About the Project

Timeline: 2018
Status: Planning


Beginning September 2, 2018, the MBTA will offer expanded bus service from 10 PM – 3 AM every night. The expansion includes additional evening trips, later scheduling, and route variations that include stops in areas where service is most needed.

Late night bus service will run as a pilot program, and the MBTA will measure ridership to determine if the program should become permanent within the next year. 


Bus illustration

More transit options after 10 PM in communities where riders rely on off-peak bus service:

  • Later, more frequent service on some existing late night routes from 10 PM – 2 AM
  • Service available after 2 AM in Dorchester, Roxbury, Charlestown, Everett, East Boston, and Lynn
  • More bus trips to and from Boston, the surrounding neighborhoods, and Logan Airport


August 20, 2018

Late Night Bus Routes and Schedules

This fall, the MBTA is expanding bus service between 10 PM and 3 AM. Learn more about specific routes and schedules here, or use our trip planner.

Contact Information

For all queries and comments related to Late Night Bus Service, please contact:

MBTA Customer Support