There are 5 ways to get from Harvard University to Brown University by subway, train, bus, taxi 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

Subway, train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the subway from Harvard to South Station Red Line
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$17

Cheapest option

Train, line 1 bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro Providence/Stoughton Line
  2. Take the line 1 bus from South Attleboro Train Station to Tunnel After Thayer 1

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the subway from Harvard to South Station Red Line
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Providence, Ri 3469 / ...

$14 - $27

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harvard University to Brown University 48.8 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Harvard University to Brown University 48.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Harvard University to Brown University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harvard University to Brown University is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Harvard University and Brown University is 41 miles. The road distance is 48.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Harvard University to Brown University without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Harvard University to Brown University, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harvard University to Brown University is 49 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Harvard University to Brown University.

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Map of how to get from Harvard University to Brown University.
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  • Distance: 40.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

There is no direct connection from Harvard University to Brown University. However, you can take the walk to Harvard, take the subway to South Station, take the walk to Boston South Station, take the train to Providence Amtrak, then take the walk to Brown University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Harvard University to Brown University via Harvard, South Station, Boston, Ma, and Providence, Ri in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Harvard to South Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from South Station to South Attleboro
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
mbta.com
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 Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
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.

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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com
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
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harvard University to Brown University
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$250 - $310
http://bpdnews.com/
Website
bpdnews.com
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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