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Overview: Bus from Providence to New Haven, CT

distanceDistance86 miles (138 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 45 min
changesDirect busYes

Buses from Providence to New Haven, CT cover the 86 miles (138 km) long route taking on average 1 h 45 min with our travel partners like. There are direct bus services available.

Buses from Providence to New Haven

New Haven is a coastal city in the state of Connecticut in the United States.  The city is situated along the New Haven Harbor, which sits on the northern part of the Long Island Sound in New Haven County. It is the second-largest city in Connecticut and the first planned city in the United States of America. There are a number of ways travelers can use to get to this city. Travelers can opt to use a bus from Providence to New Haven which could take approximately five hours and 36 minutes from the Convention Center in Providence. It takes a relatively shorter time from the Fountain NS Union as this takes approximately four hours and 35 minutes. New Haven is approximately 86 miles (139 kilometers) from Providence. There are approximately four buses running from Providence to New Haven every day.

Which bus companies travel from Providence to New Haven

There are several buses that operate from Providence to New Haven, including Academy Bus and Our Bus. The Academy Bus service is the largest operating transport company in the United States and has been serving the east coast for more than 40 years. Academy Bus operates charter buses as well as commuter buses from Providence to New Haven. Our Bus also offers commuter and charter services to travelers. The company offers its services to more than 65 destinations in the United States and travellers can use their services from Providence to New Haven.

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

For travelers who opt to take a bus from Providence to New Haven, it takes approximately two hours and 15 minutes. Travelers that use the Canal Street route will take approximately two hours to complete the journey. For those that use the Convention Center route, it takes about three hours to arrive at New Haven. For travelers who opt to make several stopovers and connections at Boston, the journey could take approximately five hours. Buses leaving Providence via the North Main route take more than nine hours to arrive at New Haven as they make several stopovers in Boston. The changes and the stopovers along the route can take close to four hours, thus the journey takes longer.

How many buses are there from Providence to New Haven?

There are approximately four daily buses from Providence to New Haven. This translates to about 20 weekly services. The first bus from Providence to New Haven departs the station at 3:15 a.m. and arrives at New Haven at 5:15 a.m. The last bus from Providence to New Haven leaves the station at 10:15 p.m. and arrives at 12:15 a.m.

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

Departure bus station: the Peter Pan Bus Terminal is located along the 1 Peter Pan Way in Providence. The station is approximately 2.6 miles (4.3 kilometers) from the city center. Travelers can get to the station using various means such as buses, taxis, car rentals or even cycling. Travelers can board buses heading to the bus station at the Kennedy Plaza (stop J) which is approximately 170 meters from the city center. By bus, the trip takes about 17 minutes and passengers are dropped off at Third Street which is located about 550 meters from the Peter Pan Bus Terminal. Bus services from the city center leave at intervals of 10 minutes. Travellers with more luggage can opt to use taxis or car rentals as this is often faster and more convenient than public transport. Taxis and car rentals take about six minutes to arrive at the bus terminal, compared to cycling which takes approximately 15 minutes from the city center. The Peter Pan Bus Terminal has several facilities and amenities that passengers can enjoy such as free WiFi connections, a waiting area, snack bars where passengers can grab quick snacks, and an information desk.

Arrival bus station:travelers taking a bus from Providence to New Haven arrive at Union Station. The station is located 1.4 kilometers from the city center. The station is accessible by public transport as well as private transport. There are several transit lines that pass near Union station, including bus line 217 and 272 which can be boarded from Milford, West Haven, Orange, and Branford. For instance, from Milford to Union Station by bus it is approximately 10 miles (16.4 kilometers) and takes about 15 minutes to complete the journey. Travelers can also use trains from Milford to arrive at Union Station. The train station is just 14 meters from the bus station. There are parking facilities near the station for travelers who opt to use taxis or car rentals. Small retail shops and restaurants are available at the station.

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FAQs

How far is it from Providence to New Haven, CT by bus?

You should expect to travel around 86 miles (138 km)  between Providence and New Haven, CT by bus.

What is the Providence to New Haven, CT bus travel time?

The Providence to New Haven, CT bus duration is on average 1 h 45 min, which is to be expected when traveling 86 miles (138 km) from Providence to New Haven, CT. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When can I take the first bus from Providence to New Haven, CT? When can I take the last bus for the day?

You can take the first bus from Providence to New Haven, CT at 11: 40 AM. The last bus from Providence to New Haven, CT that you can take departs at 4: 10 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Providence to New Haven, CT schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.