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There are 4 ways to get from Brown University to Boston by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$7 - $160

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to Boston 3434 / ...

$11 - $26

Line 1 bus, train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Brook After Angell to Market Basket 1
  2. Take the train from South Attleboro to South Station Providence/Stoughton Line

$8 - $13

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Brown University to Boston 50 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Brown University to Boston is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brown University to Boston is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Providence and arriving at Boston. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Boston South Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Brown University and Boston is 41 miles. The road distance is 50 miles.

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The best way to get from Brown University to Boston without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs $7 - $160.

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The train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station takes 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Brown University to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Providence station.

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Brown University to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Providence Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Brown University to Boston is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs $7 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $26 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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  • Distance: 40.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between Brown University, RI, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Brown University to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 48 min. MBTA also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Brown University to Boston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Greyhound USA also services this route 3 times a day.

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 Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from South Attleboro to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
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 Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Brook After Angell to Market Basket
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com

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Brown University to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston station.

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Brown University to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brown University to Boston is 50 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Brown University to Boston.

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