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Holiday Service Schedules

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

  • Holidays that do not have modified service are not listed below. All services will operate on the normal schedule for the day that holiday falls on.
  • Some routes do not operate on weekends, and they will not be in service if the route is operating on a weekend schedule. 

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Independence Day, July 4, 2018

Fares will not be collected after 9:30 PM.

Transit ModeHoliday Schedule
Transit ModeSubwayHoliday ScheduleSunday schedule; rush-hour service starting at 2 PM
Transit ModeBusHoliday Schedule

Sunday schedule; possible detours due to events or parades

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Transit ModeSilver LineHoliday ScheduleSunday schedule; rush-hour service starting at 2 PM
Transit ModeCommuter RailHoliday Schedule

Saturday schedule; the last train will leave later than regularly scheduled (to accommodate riders watching the fireworks)

Check your Commuter Rail line schedule for July 4

Transit ModeFerryHoliday ScheduleSaturday schedule
Transit ModeThe RIDEHoliday Schedule

Sunday schedule

Call your local RIDE service provider for further details

Note: Bicycles are not allowed on the subway for the entire day on July 4. Bicycles are not allowed on inbound Commuter Rail trains 10 AM – 6 PM and outbound trains after 4 PM.

Upcoming Holidays

Transit ModeLabor Day
(Sept. 3)
Thanksgiving 
(Nov. 22)
Christmas Day
(Dec. 25)
New Year's Eve
(Dec. 31)
New Year's Day (Jan. 1)
Transit ModeSubwayLabor Day (Sept. 3)Sunday scheduleThanksgiving  (Nov. 22)Sunday scheduleChristmas Day (Dec. 25)Sunday scheduleNew Year's Eve (Dec. 31)Sunday schedule;
late-night service
New Year's Day (Jan. 1)Sunday schedule
Transit ModeBusLabor Day (Sept. 3)Sunday scheduleThanksgiving  (Nov. 22)Sunday scheduleChristmas Day (Dec. 25)Sunday scheduleNew Year's Eve (Dec. 31)Sunday scheduleNew Year's Day (Jan. 1)Sunday schedule
Transit ModeSilver LineLabor Day (Sept. 3)Sunday scheduleThanksgiving  (Nov. 22)Sunday scheduleChristmas Day (Dec. 25)Sunday scheduleNew Year's Eve (Dec. 31)Sunday scheduleNew Year's Day (Jan. 1)Sunday schedule
Transit ModeCommuter RailLabor Day (Sept. 3)Sunday scheduleThanksgiving  (Nov. 22)Sunday scheduleChristmas Day (Dec. 25)Sunday scheduleNew Year's Eve (Dec. 31)Weekday schedule;
late-night service
New Year's Day (Jan. 1)Sunday schedule
Transit ModeFerryLabor Day (Sept. 3)Sunday scheduleThanksgiving  (Nov. 22)No serviceChristmas Day (Dec. 25)No serviceNew Year's Eve (Dec. 31)Weekday scheduleNew Year's Day (Jan. 1)No service
Transit ModeThe RIDELabor Day (Sept. 3)Sunday scheduleThanksgiving  (Nov. 22)Sunday scheduleChristmas Day (Dec. 25)Sunday scheduleNew Year's Eve (Dec. 31)Sunday schedule;
late-night service
New Year's Day (Jan. 1)Sunday schedule