MBTA (the T)

Thayer Academy is just a five-minute walk from the Braintree MBTA stop - the last stop on the Red Line. Students can purchase a T-Pass through Thayer's Business Office by completing a Charlie Card registration form.

Thayer's Shuttle to & from Braintree MBTA (T) Stop

Students can take Thayer's shuttle service between the T stop and campus.

  • Morning pickup location The underground garage, across from the entrance to the T
  • Morning Shuttle Schedule Leaves the T station at 7:15, 7:35 & 7:55
  • Afternoon Shuttle Schedule Leaves campus at 3:45, 4:30 & 6:00
  • Wednesdays only - 1 additional shuttle at 2:30 On Wednesdays, the shuttle leaves at 2:30, 3:45, 4:30 & 6:00


Thayer is also on the # 230 bus route that runs from the Quincy Center T station to the Montello Commuter Rail station. Thayer's stop is at the corner of Hobart Avenue and Washington Street.

Bus Registration Form

Download Thayer's Bus Information & Registration Form here (Updated Nov 11, 2014)»

Thayer Academy Bus Schedule

Thayer offers four different North or South Shore bus routes. All bus stops are detailed on the schedule shown below. Note: Students must be waiting at their bus stops before the scheduled departure times. Some of the stops are on heavily-traveled roads where the drivers cannot wait for late students. Drivers have been instructed not to wait beyond the times listed here, in order to arrive at school on time. Morning pick-up times are listed under each route number shown below.

Afternoon Bus Departure from Thayer The bus leaves from Thayer at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated on the school calendar.

Questions about whether the bus is running on time? Feel free to call the Joseph Ingle Bus Company (781.982.9193).

Bus Routes/Schedule - Note Changes to Bus Stops on Route #4:

Note: Until Further Notice:

  1. The a.m. stop at Eliot & Capen Streets (Shields Park) has moved to the parking lot at Steel & Rye Restaurant. The p.m. stop remains at Shields Park.
  2. Both the a.m. and p.m. stops at Edgehill & Governor Streets have moved to the parking lot at St. Agatha's Church.

Route #1 Needham - Westwood - Norwood - Dedham - Stoughton - Sharon - Canton

St. Bartholomew Church (Needham)AM Pickup Suspended as of 9/15/145:04 p.m.
Summer St / Country Ln (Westwood)
AM Pickup Suspended as of 9/15/144:52 p.m.
St. Margaret Mary Church  (Westwood)
6:50 a.m.4:47 p.m.
Nahatan / Fulton (Norwood)
6:56 a.m.4:42 p.m.
Cobbs Corner (In front of Rocky's Ace Hardware)7:09 a.m.
4:30 p.m.
Westchester St / Randolph St (Canton) 7:25 a.m.
4:15 p.m.

Route #2 Duxbury - Pembroke - Hanover


St. Mary's Church (Hanover)This is no longer a bus stop.
Exit 13 - Washington St/Rte 53 - Savers Clothing Store Parking Lot (Next to Natale's)7:15 a.m.
Exit 13 - Rockland Federal Bank at the Hanover Mall4:15 p.m.
Exit 12 - Rte 139 - Stop & Shop (Pembroke)AM Pickup Suspended as of 9/15/144:45 p.m.
Duxbury Town Hall
6:55 a.m. (Time changed as of 9/15/14)4:35 p.m. (Time changed as of 9/15/14)

Route #3 Scituate - Cohasset

Knights of Columbus Parking Lot (Scituate) - North on Rte 3A (toward Cohasset)
6:53 a.m.4:51 p.m.
Cushing Plaza (Cohasset)7:01 a.m.4:43 p.m.

Route #3A Hingham


Leavitt St / Main St (In the morning)

7:11 a.m. 

Hingham Library (In the afternoon)

 4:33 p.m.
Hobart St / Cross St
7:15 a.m.4:28 p.m.
South Elementary School (a.m. only – Students should take the Route #3 bus in the afternoon.)7:20 a.m.4:23 p.m.

Route #4 Boston - Milton

Cleary Square (Hyde Park)6:30 a.m.
5:25 p.m.
Morton St / Blue Hill Ave. (Dorchester) By the red awning
6:40 a.m.
500 Arbor Way (Forest Hills) MBTA Building - This stop has been eliminated as of May 14.
 5:04 p.m.
New Stop to Replace Arbor Way/Forest Hills: American Legion Highway and Cummins Highway5:04 p.m.
Everett School (Uphams Corner)
7:00 a.m.
4:53 p.m.
Ashmont Station (On Dot Ave.)
7:10 a.m.
4:38 p.m.
Elliot St / Capen St (Shields Park) Changed to Steel & Rye parking lot
7:22 a.m. 
Elliot St / Capen St (Shields Park)
 4:25 p.m.
Brook St / Voses Ln (Milton)7:27 a.m.4:20 p.m.
Edgehill / Governor (Milton)  Changed to the parking lot at St. Agatha's Church
7:33 a.m.4:15 p.m.



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