There are 2 ways to get from Brooklyn to Beacon by subway, train or car

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Line 5 subway, train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Church Av to 125 St 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Beacon Hudson

$17 - $33

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Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Beacon 73.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Beacon is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Beacon is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brooklyn to Beacon. However, there are services departing from Church Av and arriving at Beacon via Harlem-125th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 32m.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Beacon is 59 miles. The road distance is 73.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Beacon without a car is to line 5 subway and train which takes 2h 32m and costs $16 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Brooklyn to Beacon, including transfers.

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Brooklyn to Beacon train services, operated by MTA, depart from Church Av station.

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Brooklyn to Beacon train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Beacon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brooklyn to Beacon is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Brooklyn to Beacon.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Beacon. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 59.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Brooklyn, NY, USA and Beacon, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Brooklyn to Beacon. However, you can take the line 5 subway to 125 St, take the walk to Harlem-125th St., then take the train to Beacon. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Beacon.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$22
Rail Peak-At station
$19 - $21
Onboard-Peak
$21 - $30

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