Walk Score Logo
Go
Locate me

Living in East Cambridge Cambridge

East Cambridge is the 9th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with 7,784 residents.

East Cambridge has good public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Kendall Square, Wellington - Harrington, Area IV, Inman Square, MIT, Mid-Cambridge and Cambridgeport.

Nearby East Cambridge Apartments on Redfin

93 Walk Score of East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

East Cambridge is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Lechmere Canal Park in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Lechmere Canal Park

Photo of Canal Park Cambridge, Ma in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Canal Park Cambridge, Ma

Daily errands do not require a car in East Cambridge Cambridge.

East Cambridge is the 9th most walkable neighborhood in Cambridge with a Walk Score of 93.

Find apartments in Cambridge's most walkable neighborhoods: Inman Square, Porter Square and Harvard Square.

East Cambridge Cambridge Apartments for Rent

East Cambridge Neighborhood Ranking

Compare East Cambridge to other Cambridge neighborhoods.

Rank

#

Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

7 Aggasiz - Harvard University 95 75 99 5,300
8 Riverside 94 76 98 9,608
9 East Cambridge 93 69 96 7,784
10 Cambridgeport 92 68 99 12,259
11 Neighborhood Nine 88 70 91 11,062

Eating & Drinking

There are about 97 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in East Cambridge.

People in East Cambridge can walk to an average of 8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

= More Choices

thumbnail for Lechmere Canal ParkThe new park on the opposite side of 28 from the Museum of Science is a nice place to spend some down time. Many benches line the walkway. EastCambridge.

Aerin
on Lechmere Canal Park

69 Transit Score of East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

East Cambridge has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find East Cambridge Cambridge apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

East Cambridge has good public transportation and about 1 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from East Cambridge on public transit.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in East Cambridge Cambridge? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

Photo of Lechmere Canal Park in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Lechmere Canal Park

Photo of Canal Park Cambridge, Ma in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Canal Park Cambridge, Ma

Photo of Lechmere Canal Park in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Lechmere Canal Park

96 Bike Score of East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

East Cambridge is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

25
100
Bike
Score

     o__
    _.>/ _
___(_)_\(_)___
          
Bike
Lanes

________________
 __  __  __  __
________________
          
Hills
          _
         / \
   _   _/   \
__/ \_/      \__
          
Bike
Commuters
              _
             |_|
/\           |_|
[]...........|_|
          

Photo of Lechmere Canal Park in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Lechmere Canal Park

Photo of Lechmere Station - Outbound Side in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Lechmere Station - Outbound Side

Photo of Canal Park Cambridge, Ma in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Canal Park Cambridge, Ma

Photo of Hubway in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Hubway

Photo of Charlestown Avenue in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Charlestown Avenue

Photo of Lids Cambridgeside Galleria in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Lids Cambridgeside Galleria

thumbnail for Canal Park Cambridge, MaYou can pick up a boat tour at this park outside the Cambridgeside galleria. The many tables and seating areas also makes it a popular picnic spot.

Aerin
on Canal Park Cambridge, Ma

Photo of Helmand in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Helmand

Photo of Museum Of Science, Cambridge, Ma in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Museum Of Science, Cambridge, Ma

Photo of Charlesgate Yacht Club in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Charlesgate Yacht Club

Photo of Teavana Cambridge, Ma in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Teavana Cambridge, Ma

thumbnail for Lechmere Station - Outbound SideThe Green Line of the MBTA runs through East Cambridge. At Lechmere station you can take the Green Line back into Boston or catch a number of bus lines.

Aerin
on Lechmere Station - Outbound Side

Photo of Lids Cambridgeside Galleria in East Cambridge, Cambridge

Lids Cambridgeside Galleria

Photo of ArtBar in East Cambridge, Cambridge

ArtBar

thumbnail for Charlestown AvenueEastCambridge. Many high rise condominium and apartment buildings are in this neighborhood. Housing costs can be high, as the new buildings offer luxury amenities.

Aerin
on Charlestown Avenue

Walk Score Professional

Real Estate

Walk Score Neighborhood Map

Add Walk Score, Bike Score, and Transit Score to your rental and for sale properties with the Walk Score Widget.

Software Developers

Walk Score APIs

Build apps with Walk Score, public transit data, and commute and travel times via Walk Score APIs.

Data and Analysis

Walk Score Data and Research

Use Walk Score data for real estate, public health, finance, and urban planning research and analysis.