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There are 7 ways to get from Worcester to Beacon by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Worcester to New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Harlem-125th St.
  3. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Beacon

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Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Newburgh, NY

$39 - $103

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Train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Worcester Union Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$60 - $86

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Worcester to Beacon 155.1 miles

$15 - $22

Train, fly to New York La Guardia  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

Train, fly to New York JFK  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

Train, fly to Newark  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Worcester to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

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The cheapest way to get from Worcester to Beacon is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Worcester to Beacon is to drive. Taking this option will cost $15 - $22 and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Worcester station to Beacon station. However, there are services departing from Union Station, Worcester, MA and arriving at Beacon Train Station via New York, Ny and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Worcester station to Beacon. However, there are services departing from Worcester Union Station and arriving at Beacon via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and Poughkeepsie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Worcester and Beacon is 124 miles. The road distance is 155.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Beacon without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Worcester to Beacon, including transfers.

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Worcester to Beacon bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Union Station, Worcester, MA.

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Worcester to Beacon train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Worcester Union Station.

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The best way to get from Worcester to Beacon is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs $60 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $110 and takes 7h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Worcester to Beacon.
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  • Distance: 123.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Worcester, MA, USA and Beacon, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Worcester to Beacon via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station, and Poughkeepsie in around 6h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Worcester to Beacon via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, Ny, and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $370
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $370
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $340
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Boston to Newark via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Train operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak

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 Worcester Union Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
VIA Rail
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Worcester to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
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 Worcester to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Worcester to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Newburgh, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Newburgh, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Worcester to Beacon bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, arrive at Newburgh, NY station.

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Worcester to Beacon train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Worcester to Beacon is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Worcester to Beacon.

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

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There are 69+ hotels available in Beacon. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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