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There are 7 ways to get from Brooklyn to Boston by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus Catch-A-Ride  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Brooklyn, NY- 565 Atlantic Avenue to Boston, Ma- 39 Dalton Street Brooklyn-Bronx-Boston

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5h 25m

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

$24 - $68

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Train  •  5h 6m

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

$48 - $163

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Boston 217.4 miles

$21 - $35

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  2h 43m

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

$65 - $295

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the subway from Parkside Av to Lexington Av/63 St
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$62 - $256

Line 5 subway to Newark, fly  •  3h 30m

  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

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The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Boston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Boston is to train and fly which costs $65 - $300 and takes 2h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brooklyn, NY- 565 Atlantic Avenue and arriving at Boston, Ma- 39 Dalton Street. Services depart four times a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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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 4h 30m and costs .

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The bus from Brooklyn, NY- 565 Atlantic Avenue to Boston, Ma- 39 Dalton Street takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Brooklyn to Boston bus services, operated by Catch-A-Ride, depart from Brooklyn, NY- 565 Atlantic Avenue station.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Boston is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $170 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Brooklyn to Boston bus services, operated by Catch-A-Ride, arrive at Boston, Ma- 39 Dalton Street station.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Boston.
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  • Distance: 191.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

Catch-A-Ride operates a bus from Brooklyn to Boston 4 times a week, and the journey takes 4h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Brooklyn to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $160 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from East New York to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Catch-A-Ride
Phone
347-391-2805
Email
contact@catcharidebus.com
Website
catcharidebus.com
Bus from Brooklyn, NY- 565 Atlantic Avenue to Boston, Ma- 39 Dalton Street
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
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Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Brooklyn to Boston is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3h 57m 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 746+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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