There are 4 ways to get from Providence to Brookline by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Acela Express / ...

$6 - $160

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Bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma 3434 / ...

$14 - $31

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Providence to Brookline 42.6 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Brookline 42.6 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Brookline is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Brookline is to train which costs $6 - $160 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Brookline station. However, there are services departing from Providence, Ri and arriving at Dudley Station via Essex St @ Atlantic Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Providence and Brookline is 38 miles. The road distance is 42.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Brookline without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs $6 - $160.

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The train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Providence to Brookline bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Providence, Ri station.

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Providence to Brookline train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Providence Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Brookline is to train which takes 42 min and costs $6 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $13 - $35 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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  • Distance: 38.4 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Brookline, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to Brookline hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 42 min. MBTA also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Providence to Brookline hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 3 hours.

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak 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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Providence to Brookline
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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Providence to Brookline bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston, Ma station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Brookline is 43 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Providence to Brookline.

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