There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  2 h 42 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

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 3 min

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

$24 - $68

5 alternative options

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3 h 16 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  •  3 h 23 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

Train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$123 - $343

Bus Lucky Star Bus  •  6 h 29 min

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

$30 - $38

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Boston 217.4 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brooklyn to Boston. However, there are services departing from Rogers Av/Church Av and arriving at Boston, MA via Washington Plz/Lane 1 and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Brooklyn to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 3 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Brooklyn to Boston, including transfers.

More details

Brooklyn to Boston bus services, operated by Lucky Star Bus, depart from New York station.

More details

The best way to get from Brooklyn to Boston is to bus which takes 5 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 6 min.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Brooklyn to Boston bus services, operated by Lucky Star Bus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Boston.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 191.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Brooklyn to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 10 minutes. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Brooklyn to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
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
4 h 15 min
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
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 754+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $139 USD per night.

More details