There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Brooklyn by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$80 - $154

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Night bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the night bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2501 / ...

$29 - $64

7 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston - NY Express

$32 - $62

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Brooklyn 217.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to New York JFK, subway  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Utica Av

$63 - $306

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 15 St - Prospect Park

$62 - $270

Fly Boston to Newark, line 5 subway  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the line 5 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Church Av

$77 - $320

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Newark (EWR) MHT - EWR

$170 - $639

Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK, subway  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  3. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Utica Av

$129 - $681

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Brooklyn is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Brooklyn is to fly and subway which costs $60 - $310 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Brooklyn. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Flatbush Av/Church Av via New York, Ny and Livingston St/Smith St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Boston and Brooklyn is 192 miles. The road distance is 217.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Brooklyn without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $80 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Boston to Brooklyn, including transfers.

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Boston to Brooklyn bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Brooklyn is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $80 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Boston to Brooklyn bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Brooklyn is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to drive from Boston to Brooklyn.

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American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Brooklyn.
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  • Distance: 191.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Brooklyn, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Brooklyn every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Boston to Brooklyn hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Utica Av
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 15 St - Prospect Park
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Church Av
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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