How to travel from Boston to Providence

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Travel Information between Boston and Providence

distanceDistance41 miles (66 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 37 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Travel 41 miles (66 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Providence from Boston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 37 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Boston to Providence.

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There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Providence: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Providence from Boston is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Providence:

A train is $8 (€7) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Boston to Providence costing on average $16 (€15).

The fastest way from Boston to Providence is by train with an average journey time of 37 min.

There are alternative travel options to Providence that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Providence by bus can take on average 1 h.

The distance from Boston to Providence is approximately 41 miles (66 km).

The average frequency per day from Boston to Providence is:

  • Around 6 buses per day.
  • 32 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Boston to Providence as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Boston to Providence:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Boston to Providence, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Flixbus can take you to Providence by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Boston to Providence for $16 (€15).
    • Amtrak can get you to Providence by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Boston to Providence for $9 (€8) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Boston to Providence with the following travel companies:

    • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or OurBus with 6 direct buses per day.
    • You can find around 32 direct trains per day and travel with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Providence as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Boston and Providence.

    Your trip from Boston to Providence doesn't have to end in Providence. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or Dublin. If you’d like to add New York City, Paris or Dublin to your Boston to Providence tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Providence today!

    When planning your trip from Boston to Providence, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost $16 (€15) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost $9 (€8) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Boston to Providence online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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