Tour Concord’s important historic sites, visit recreational areas, enjoy shopping, or commute for work on the new convenient FREE hop-on, hop-off trolley.
The trolley begins at the MBTA Concord Center commuter rail stop and will serve key locations in Concord, including the North Bridge, Concord Museum, Meriam’s Corner, the Wayside/Orchard House, and West Concord. The trolley operates in a continuous loop beginning at the Thoreau Depot to Concord Center and Visitor Center.
The trolley is handicap accessible, will have a bike rack (coming soon), and is available to tourists and residents alike.
Twice a day on weekdays the trolley visits the West Concord's Commuter Rail Station at approximately 11 am and 1 pm, and three times on weekends at approximately 10 am, 12 pm, and 2 pm.
Thoreau Depot MBTA Commuter Rail
Concord Visitor Center
Concord Museum/Emerson House
North Bridge/The Old Manse/Robbins House
Minuteman National Historical Park North Bridge Visitor Center
*Brief stop at Concord Visitor Center before going to West Concord.
Note: The listed times are approximate, subject to traffic, and weather conditions. These might change to support MBTA commuter rail service.
Yankee Line Commuter Service
Yankee Line offers commuter service between Acton, Concord, and Boston Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. The Yankee Line commuter bus runs two inbound and two outbound trips from Crosby’s Supermarket to Copley Square. Tickets are available for purchase online and can be purchased from the driver with cash or check. One-way trips cost $12.00, and 10-ride commuter books cost $92.00. The schedule and information can be found here.
Council on Aging Van
The Council on Van is available to eligible Concord residents and provides transportation to and from locations within Concord and to appointments at Acton Medical. The COA van runs weekly shopping trips to Market Basket in Maynard and twice a month each to Crosby's Market and Trader Joe's. Learn more about COA van service on this link.
The RIDE paratransit service provides door-to-door, shared-ride transportation to eligible people who can’t use the subway, bus, or trolley all or some of the time due to temporary or permanent disability. The RIDE is available year-round in 58 cities and towns, including Concord, with similar operating hours to the MBTA—generally from 5 AM to 1 AM daily. Travel times are comparable to the same trip taken on fixed-route transit (bus, subway, or trolley) plus an additional 20 minutes. The RIDE is a shared service, so you’ll travel with other customers going in the same general direction. Learn more about the RIDE by clicking on this link.