There are 7 ways to get from New York to Brown University by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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

Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$19 - $35

5 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from New York to Brown University 184.1 miles

$18 - $26

Train to Newark, fly to Providence  •  3 h 33 min

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

$189 - $571

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, train  •  4 h 40 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
  3. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak

$76 - $270

Train to Newark, fly to Boston, train  •  4 h 34 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
  3. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak

$88 - $319

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston, train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$78 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Brown University is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Brown University is to train which costs $49 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Providence Amtrak. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between New York and Brown University is 156 miles. The road distance is 184.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Brown University without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $49.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak takes 2 h 54 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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New York to Brown University bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Brown University.
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  • Distance: 155.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Brown University, RI, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York to Brown University every 3 hours. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from New York to Brown University every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 35 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 Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$49
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$49
Business Class
$80 - $140
First Class
$198
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
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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