- For other places with the same name, see Malden (disambiguation).
Get in edit
By train edit
Orange Line: Malden Center and Oak Grove, the last two stops on the Orange line, are in Malden. Wellington Station does have connections to various bus routes that serve Malden.
You can also take the Commuter Rail's Haverhill line from North Station to get to Malden.
By bus edit
From Saugus, take the 430 bus to Malden center. The 137 bus can take you to Malden coming from Melrose. From Medford, the 101 goes direct to Malden center, and the 134 goes to Wellington station. From Everett, you can take the 104, 99, or 106 buses to get to Malden.
By car edit
Take Route 1 to the Lynn Street, Salem Street or Route 60 exits.
From Interstate 93, you can take the exits 29, 32, or 33 (Route 28, Fellsway, or Malden/Medford exits). Then travel along routes 60 or 28 the rest of the way to get into Malden.
From Route 16, switch to Route 28 at Wellington circle to access Malden.
Get around edit
By public transit edit
The Orange Line is not that useful to get around Malden, than it is to get in and out of Malden. As such, you'll have to use the buses to get around Malden. Malden Center MBTA Station hosts a lot of bus routes fanning out in all directions, make connections between buses here.
The 101, 100, and 108 buses run along the western edge of Malden, serving primarily residential areas. The 106, 430, and 411 buses cross Malden from west to east. The 99, 132, 131, and 137 buses serve areas in the north of Malden. The 104, 105, 106, and 99 buses serve areas in the south of Malden.
Bus service can be very infrequent at times, or not run at all at weekends.
By car edit
A car can be very useful to access areas far from Malden's city center, especially given the infrequent bus service, or if it's the weekend. In the Malden city center, parking can be hard to come by.
Malden has a lot of parks throughout the city, with 30 scattered throughout.
- 1 Waitt's Mountain, Waitts Mt Park. Historic park, Tallest summit in Malden.
- 1 Converse Memorial Library (Converse Memorial Building), 36 Salem St. M-Th 9AM-9PM. F-Sat 9AM-6PM. Historically significant building, housed the Malden Public Library.
- 2 Boda Borg Boston, 90 Pleasant St. Recreation that defies description. 20+ "quests" in different rooms, ranging from cerebral to physically demanding; complete as many as possible within the allotted time.
- 1 Snap Mart, Main St..
- 2 Pleasant St. Exchange, 88 Pleasant St (a couple minutes walk from Malden Center Station), ☏ . M-F 10AM-6PM, Sa 10AM-4PM. Shop that buys and sells electronics (phones, iPods, media players, TVs, stereo systems, video games, DVDs, etc.). Must be 21 with valid ID in order to sell.
- 3 Townline Plaza, 295 Middlesex Ave.
- 4 Broadway Plaza, 38 Broadway.
With a growing Asian American population, there has been a growth in places with Asian American cuisine.
- 1 Econo Lodge, 321 Broadway, ☏ .
Go next edit
- Take the Orange Line into Assembly Square in Somerville
- Boston Proper is only a 15 minute ride on the Orange Line.
|Routes through Malden|
|Newburyport ← Saugus ←||N S||→ Revere → Boston|
|Waltham ← Medford ←||W E||→ Revere → Ends at|
|Stoneham ← Medford ←||N S||→ Somerville → Cambridge|
|END ← Saugus ←||N S||→ Everett → Charlestown|
|END ←||N S||→ Somerville → Downtown Boston|
|Reading ← Melrose ←||N S||→ Boston|