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Overview: Bus from New York City to Providence

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€16)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersPeter Pan Bus or Go Buses

Buses from New York City to Providence cover the 154 miles (249 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Peter Pan Bus or Go Buses. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $19 (€16), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€12).

Buses from New York to Providence

Providence is the capital and the most populous city in the Rhode Island state in the United States. It is one of the oldest cities in the US in Providence county. Travelers can access Providence from New York by various transit systems, including train, flight, and bus. Taking the bus from New York to Providence provides travelers with a great way to travel the few kilometers connecting these two cities. Go Buses and OurBus provide transportation to downtown Providence from New York. The average distance between these two destinations is 180 miles (290 kilometers). The journey from New York to Providence with either bus service takes an average of three hours and 30 minutes. The fastest nonstop drive from New York through the shortest route takes an average of three hours and 13 minutes.

Which bus companies travel from New York to Providence?

There are several bus companies that serve the New York to Providence route. Two of the most popular bus services on this route are Go Buses and OurBus. Both Go Buses and OurBus offer direct services from New York to Providence. Go Buses is the more prominent of the two and has been operating on the East Coast in the United States for many decades. Go Buses, on the other hand, operates both commuter buses as well as charter buses on this route. The buses depart from New York to Providence every three hours. OurBus similarly provides charter and commuter services to travelers from New York to Providence, and other destinations across United States. 

How long is the bus ride from New York to Providence?

The average driving distance from New York to Providence, Rhode Island, is about 181 miles (291 kilometers) through the I-95 N route and 155 miles through the northern direction. An average trip with Go Buses from New York to Providence takes approximately three hours and 38 minutes. The fastest available Go Buses trip takes about three hours and 30 minutes. An average trip via OurBus from New York to Providence takes three hours and 40 minutes while the fastest available OurBus trip takes three hours and 30 minutes. The geographic midpoint between New York and Providence is Connecticut, New Haven County, located 78 miles between both points. 

How many buses are there from New York to Providence?

On average, there are about 22 scheduled trips by bus from New York to Providence every day. Go Buses operates two bus services from New York to Providence daily. On weekends, Go Buses provides three trips from New York to Providence every day. Go Buses heading to Providence depart from W 30th St, between 9th and 10th Ave station and arrives at Canal St and Smith station.  OurBus company also schedules one bus from New York to Providence daily. The earliest bus from New York to providence departs at 5:00 a.m., and the last bus departs at 7:00 a.m. Travelers are encouraged to book their tickets from New York to Providence early to avoid the last-minute rush and to get favorable booking costs.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from New York to Providence?

Departure bus station: Go Buses departing from New York to Providence leave from W 30th St, between 9th and 10th Ave station. On the other hand, OurBus company from New York to Providence depart from E 127th St & 2nd Ave station. These stations are both located within walking distance from the center of New York. Travelers will be able to enjoy the free WiFi and plug-in sockets available on both Go Buses and OurBus. Furthermore, both bus stations offer several services and amenities for travelers, including taxi dispatch services, car rentals to various locations in the city, shops and restaurants, bars, and free WiFi connection. Travelers with large luggage can opt for car rentals or taxis as they are often more convenient and faster. 

Arrival Station: Canal St and Smith is the arrival station for Go Buses traveling from New York to Providence. Canal St and Smith Station is a few kilometers from Providence city center - an approximate 10-minute walking distance. The station has various facilities and services for travelers, including shops and restaurants, payphones, free WiFi connection, and ATMs. The arrival bus station for OurBus services departing from New York to Providence is the Rhode Island Convention Center Station. The station is a few minutes away from Canal St and Smith station. Similarly, the bus station offers various facilities for its travelers, including free WiFi connection for the first 30 minutes, ATMs, payphones, bars, and shops.

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest bus from New York City to Providence?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap New York City to Providence buses for as little as $15 (€12)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus to Providence from New York City?

The bus price to Providence from New York City is on average $19 (€16)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

What is the distance from New York City to Providence by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between New York City and Providence by bus to be approximately 154 miles (249 km).

How long is the bus between New York City and Providence?

On average the New York City to Providence bus time is 3 h 25 min  covering the 154 miles (249 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus providers go from New York City to Providence?

If you're looking for buses from New York City to Providence, you can rely on Peter Pan Bus or Go Buses to get you to Providence. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the New York City to Providence journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What are the first and last departure bus times from New York City to Providence?

You can take the first bus from New York City to Providence at 2: 30 PM. The last bus from New York City to Providence that you can take departs at 11: 45 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from New York City to Providence schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets from New York City to Providence for the best deals?

If you book a bus ticket from New York City to Providence within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $19 (€16) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from New York City to Providence are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.