There are 8 ways to get from Brooklyn to Boston by train, plane, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  2 h 50 min

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

$63 - $293

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma 2504 / ...

$24 - $68

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  3 h 18 min

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

$62 - $256

Line 5 subway to Newark, fly to Boston  •  3 h 35 min

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

$77 - $306

Fly New York JFK to Worcester, bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma

$99 - $473

Train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$48 - $163

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA

$24 - $38

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Boston 217.4 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Boston is to bus which costs $23 - $40 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Boston is to train and fly which costs $60 - $300 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Boston is 192 miles. The road distance is 217.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $23 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Brooklyn to Boston, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Boston is to bus which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $23 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $170 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brooklyn to Boston is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Brooklyn to Boston.

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

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There are 762+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $138 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Boston.
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  • Distance: 191.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Brooklyn to Boston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Brooklyn to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 44 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from East New York to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
New York City Transit (MTA)
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 New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Worcester, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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