Winchester is a town in Massachusetts and is eight miles north of Boston. With its agricultural roots having mostly disappeared, it is now an affluent suburb.
Winchester has two stops on the MBTA Commuter Rail Lowell Line: Wedgemere and Winchester Center. The stops are in easy walking distance of one another. The Lowell Line runs from Lowell to Boston's North Station.
There are bus lines going through Winchester to nearby communities such as Medford, Arlington, and Cambridge. Bus route #134 runs between North Woburn and Wellington Station on the MBTA's Orange Line in Medford. Bus route #350 runs from the Burlington Mall to Alewife station in Cambridge on the MBTA's Red Line. A commuter express bus runs from Cummings Park in Woburn to Boston during rush hours. Nearby Anderson Regional Transportation Center off I-93 (Commerce Way exit) has Logan Express shuttle bus service to Boston's Logan Airport every 30 minutes, and free shuttle service to the Manchester, N.H. Airport for ticketed passengers every two hours.