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There are 9 ways to get from New York to Brookline by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$120 - $340

Cheapest option

Bus Go Buses  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA

$21

7 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  4 h 44 min

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

$23 - $38

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from New York to Brookline 212.3 miles

$20 - $30

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$68 - $258

Fly Newark to Boston  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$80 - $305

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  3 h 13 min

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

$72 - $299

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station

$195 - $729

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Boston  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Boston (BOS) PHL - BOS

$178 - $508

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Brookline is to bus which costs $21 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Brookline is to fly which costs $80 - $310 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Brookline station. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Dudley Station via Essex St @ Atlantic Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between New York and Brookline is 186 miles. The road distance is 212.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Brookline without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $120 - $340.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station takes 3 h 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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New York to Brookline bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from New York, NY station.

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New York to Brookline train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Brookline is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 min, you could also fly, which costs $80 - $310 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to Brookline.
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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Brookline, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York to Brookline hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York to Brookline hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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 Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Newton, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
gobuses.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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New York to Brookline bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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New York to Brookline train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Brookline is 212 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from New York to Brookline.

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

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There are 771+ hotels available in Brookline. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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