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

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Line 5 subway, train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Church Av to Grand Central - 42 St 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon Hudson

$17 - $33

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Beacon 73.5 miles

$7 - $11

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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 2 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Brooklyn to Beacon, including transfers.

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

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There are 62+ hotels available in Beacon. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 59.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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 Grand Central - 42 St, take the walk to Grand Central, then take the train to Beacon. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Beacon.

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