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There are 6 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University by bus, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Terminal C + Arrivals to Copley Place across from Back Bay station
  2. Take the train from Boston to Providence

5 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Convention Center, Providence, RI

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University

Drive

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Boston Airport to Brown University

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Boston Airport to Brown University
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brown University is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brown University is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Brown University is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston and arriving at Convention Center, Providence, RI. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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It is 42 miles from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University. It is approximately 48.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 27m and costs $0 - $110.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University, including transfers.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Boston station.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Convention Center, Providence, RI station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University.
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  • Distance: 42.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Brown University, RI, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Boston to Convention Center, Providence, RI 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$28 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $90
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $12
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Bus operators
Logan Express
Phone
+1 800-235-6426
Website
massport.com
Bus from Terminal C + Arrivals to Copley Place across from Back Bay station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Website
Massport
Logan Airport to Boston
$0
Other routes
$12
Boston to Logan Airport
$3
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Boston Airport to Brown University
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Shuttle
$120 - $180
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Boston Airport to Brown University
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Private
$200 - $290
Taxi from Boston Airport (BOS) to Brown University
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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