There are 8 ways to get from New York to Brookline by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

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

$120 - $340

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Bus Go Buses  •  4 h 45 min

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

$21

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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 9 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

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

$80 - $307

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

$70 - $297

Fly Newark to Manchester, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Manchester (MHT) EWR - MHT
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma

$167 - $648

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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 train and fly which costs $80 - $310 and takes 3 h 3 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 every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 38 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 38 min and costs $120 - $340.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station takes 3 h 38 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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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 38 min and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 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 38 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 every 3 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 3 h 38 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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Newark to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
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 Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 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 754+ hotels available in Brookline. Prices start at $135 USD per night.

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