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Providence, RI to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.66
Fastest time3h 30m
Trips per day7
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Providence to New York

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AugAug

Monthly average prices

$67$53$40$27$13SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$67$53$40$27$133020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Providence, RI to New York, NY
4.6
Based on 73 reviews

Based on 13 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 63 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.4
Value
3.8
Condition
4.7
Sandra
5.0
February 20, 2020Vacation
Pros
Safe driver. Courteous but he ran the heat way too high for the bus with the amount of people in it and it was very uncomfortable. It should be at a cooler temperature.
Cons
The bus temperature should be cooler. Was hard to stay awake and work in the heat of the bus.
Jennifer
4.0
January 14, 2020Visiting friends
Cons
less stops
Tatyana
5.0
January 13, 2020Visiting family
Pros
The driver was nice and polite
Kaighen
5.0
December 3, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
Couldn't find the ticket counter to print ticket so did it manually elsewhere. Please make it more apparent where the ticket vendors are so online tickets can be printed, if needed. If NOT needed, please make that apparent as well. Also, calling serviceline and asking f...More
Lyzza
5.0
November 16, 2019Vacation
Pros
The bus was nice and quiet and it made the trip feel shorter.
Tips
Bring a travel pillow and an eye mask because the lights will turn on when the bus makes a stop

Based on 28 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Go Buses report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 68 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.9
Staff
4.4
Value
3.9
Condition
4.6
David
4.0
March 6, 2020Solo travel
Pros
The driver.
Cons
Fix the broken shock in the rear.
Stella
5.0
January 3, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
It was my first time but a good experience
Linda
5.0
December 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
clean friendly. pick up and drop off locations perfect for my getting home.
Cons
only difficulty was the amount of space in front of me. so tight. and even tighter when the person in front of me reclined her seat. I was glad no one was sitting next to me allowing me to stretch a bit.
Tips
used earbuds. some individuals don't think about their volume. For the most part my ear buds helped me not to hear them so much.
Sanchi
4.0
December 1, 2019Vacation
Pros
Our bus driver was very friendly, cheery and helpful! We were delayed because of the weather (totally understandable), and he did a great job. Also- thank for the bottled water! Always appreciate small touches like that.
Cons
There's not a lot of room at each seat.
Louis
5.0
December 1, 2019Vacation
Pros
Bus left right on time. Delay was simply traffic.
Cons
I would increase the arrival time estimates. They seem to be very optimistic.

Based on 31 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.4
Value
3.9
Condition
4.3
Alexander
4.0
March 6, 2020Visiting family
Pros
No roll-call so we left on time.
Ana María
5.0
December 30, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
New year in new york
Evlyn
5.0
December 31, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The trip was quick. We arrived earlier then planned. It was smooth sailing and I had a very enjoyable nap with no interruptions.
Cons
The only thing I would state is that the wifi isnt up to par. I was not able to use it whatsoever on my phone and laptop. If this does get fixed, it would be nice to have a video for setting it up if additional work is needed.
Emily
5.0
December 28, 2019Solo travel
Pros
quiet
Henderite
5.0
December 25, 2019Vacation
Pros
safe drive
Cons
movie sounds was too loud
Tips
arrive 10-15 minutes earlier before the bus leave

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to get from Providence to New York City?

The best way to get from Providence to New York City is probably by bus. The travel time is not much more by bus than by train (both average around 3 hours and 30 minutes), and where a train ticket from Providence to New York City costs an average of $96, a bus ticket averages just $26.

Is Providence to New York City a good day-trip?

Providence to New York City is not a great day-trip. Buses and trains often take around 3 hours 30 minutes going in both directions, which wouldn’t leave you much time to explore the city. It would be better to spend the night in New York City and head back to Providence in the afternoon or evening on the second day of your trip.

How long does it take to get from Providence to New York?

It often takes around 3 hours 30 minutes to get from Providence to New York by train and by bus. A nonstop flight from Providence to New York only takes around 1 hour 30 minutes, but the price of a flight is significantly higher, and that travel time doesn’t include time spent at the airport going through security and arriving early.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Providence to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Providence to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $14.66 was the low point for bus fares from Providence to New York. Buses from New York to Providence are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $14.66 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 23 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $27.99 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 155 miles (249 kilometers) from Providence, RI to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Providence to New York at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Providence?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Providence to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Providence to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Rhode Island to New York without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Providence, RI to New York; ticket prices start at $38.68.

What bus companies travel from Providence to New York?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Providence, Rhode Island to New York, New York. Of these two services, Peter Pan Lines usually offers more choice, with 9 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound13h 30m$41.52
Peter Pan Lines93h 40m$34.87

Where does the bus leave from in Providence?

Most buses depart from the main station in Providence, Rhode Island:

  • 99 W Exchange St
  • Peter Pan Term

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

All buses from Providence arrive at one main station in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

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