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There are 7 ways to get from Brentwood to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Brentwood to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston

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Bus via White Plains

  1. Take the bus from Islip, NY to White Plains, NY
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Boston, MA

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Jefferson to Copley

Drive

  1. Drive from Brentwood to Cambridge

Train to New York JFK, fly

  1. Take the train from Brentwood to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS)

Train to New York La Guardia, fly

  1. Take the train from Brentwood to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS)

Train to Newark, fly

  1. Take the train from Brentwood to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS)
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The cheapest way to get from Brentwood to Cambridge is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Brentwood to Cambridge is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost $100 - $340 and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brentwood to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Islip, NY and arriving at Boston, MA via White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C and White Plains, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brentwood to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Brentwood and arriving at Boston via Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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The distance between Brentwood and Cambridge is 157 miles. The road distance is 239.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Brentwood to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 5h 26m and costs $29 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Brentwood to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Brentwood to Cambridge bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, depart from Islip, NY station.

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Brentwood to Cambridge train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Brentwood station.

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The best way to get from Brentwood to Cambridge is to train which takes 5h 26m and costs $29 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus via White Plains, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6h.

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Map of how to get from Brentwood to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 157 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Brentwood, NY, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Brentwood to Cambridge via New York Penn Station and Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station in around 5h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brentwood to Cambridge via White Plains, NY, White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C, and White Plains, NY in around 6h.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $280
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Brentwood to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $14
Peak
$9 - $18
Train from Brentwood to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$9 - $13
Peak
$7 - $16
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $200
First Class - Adult
$220 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$220 - $310
First Class - Child
$220 - $310
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Bus operators
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (866) 912-6224
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Islip, NY to White Plains, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Port Jefferson to Copley
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Onboard
$30 - $40
Prepaid Online Rate
$50 - $60

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Brentwood to Cambridge bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Brentwood to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brentwood to Cambridge is 239 miles. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Brentwood to Cambridge.

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

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