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

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Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to North Station Fitchburg Line
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$35 - $198

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Route 3, bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the Route 3 from Tyngsboro, MA to Boston, MA - South Station Southbound
  2. Take the bus from Boston to Providence Peter Pan / ...

$154 - $199

Train, line 1 bus  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to Porter
  2. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro
  3. Take the line 1 bus from South Attleboro Train Station to Tunnel After Thayer 1

$37 - $51

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Harvard to Brown University 54.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Harvard to Brown University is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Harvard to Brown University is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 3m.

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The distance between Harvard and Brown University is 48 miles. The road distance is 54.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Harvard to Brown University without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs $35 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Harvard to Brown University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Harvard to Brown University is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs $35 - $200. Alternatively, you can Route 3 and bus, which costs $150 - $200 and takes 3h 29m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harvard to Brown University is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Harvard to Brown University.

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Map of how to get from Harvard to Brown University.
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  • Distance: 47.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

You can take a train from Harvard to Brown University via Littleton/Rte 495, North Station, North Station, Back Bay, Boston Back Bay Station, and Providence Amtrak Station in around 2h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harvard to Brown University via Tyngsboro, MA, Boston, and Providence in around 3h 29m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Littleton/Rte 495 to North Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from Littleton/Rte 495 to Porter
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Train from South Station to South Attleboro
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
MBTA
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Tyngsboro, MA to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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 Boston, Ma to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from South Attleboro Train Station to Tunnel After Thayer
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com

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