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Journey Information

There are 21 intercity coaches per day from New York to Providence. Traveling by coach from New York to Providence usually takes around 4 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance155 mi (249 km)
Shortest duration3h 25m
Cheapest price£13.84
Trips per day17
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
Coach lines4

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from New York to Providence

(Based on 89 ratings and reviews)

4.6

4.0

Robert

18 June 2022- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Arrived on time. Got a seat to myself by new haven. Cons: Driver was gruff. Simple requests met with disdain. Very grumpy And unwilling to help. Tips: Be ok with lots of people being around. Some with other La without masks.

Pros: Arrived on time. Got a seat to myself by new haven. Cons: Driver was gruff. Simple requests met with disdain. Very grumpy And unwilling to help. Tips: Be ok with lots of people being around. Some with other La without masks.

4.0

Michelle

17 June 2022- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: The driver was kind and helpful. Cons: Outlets on the bud did not work, estimated travel times, mask mandates.

Pros: The driver was kind and helpful. Cons: Outlets on the bud did not work, estimated travel times, mask mandates.

5.0

Renia

16 June 2022- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: The Driver was pleasant string 3o mnts before the schedule time. Cons: NA. Tips: NA.

Pros: The Driver was pleasant string 3o mnts before the schedule time. Cons: NA. Tips: NA.

4.0

Jing

13 June 2022- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Convenient. Cons: Cleanness. Tips: Nah.

Pros: Convenient. Cons: Cleanness. Tips: Nah.

4.0

Dalilah

27 May 2022- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Our bus driver was very kind and made us feel safe on the bus. Cons: Not everyone was wearing a mask, which is discouraging with covid cases going up in New York City. Tips: Please wear a mask.

Pros: Our bus driver was very kind and made us feel safe on the bus. Cons: Not everyone was wearing a mask, which is discouraging with covid cases going up in New York City. Tips: Please wear a mask.

New York to Providence Route Map

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

£22.80 is the average price of a coach ticket from New York to Providence. Taking a coach is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a coach ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a coach from New York to Providence is expected to range from £20 to £31. If you are looking to travel to Providence within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £24. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £20 and can be found on 13 July 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest coach ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a coach ticket is expected to be just £22 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Providence in November, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £28 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £6.75 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from New York to Providence?

There are 4 coach lines from New York to Providence available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 12 daily trips, Peter Pan Lines usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US33h 39m£24.82
Greyhound46h 17m£29.02
OurBus24h 4m£16.28
Peter Pan Lines123h 55m£29.37
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 3 trips per day from New York to Providence, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from New York to Providence every day, with the average journey taking around 6 hours and 17 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Providence usually start from £17.

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  • OurBus

    OurBus

    OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from £14, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Providence if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • Peter Pan Lines

    Peter Pan Lines

    Peter Pan Bus Lines is one of the biggest bus carriers in the Northeast region of the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company offers affordable bus tickets and comfortable bus trips to over a dozen destinations across nine states and the District of Columbia. Peter Pan is known for their reliable bus service and green certified modern coaches that offer amenities such as onboard restrooms, free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom between seats. Running an average of 12 bus trips every day during the week and 14 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between New York and Providence, offering bus tickets as low as £25.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best bus from NYC to Providence?

Determining the best bus from New York City to Providence depends on your priorities. OurBus offers the cheapest ticket, averaging just $17, but with only 1 daily trip. Go Buses have the shortest average travel time at 3 hours 38 minutes. Meanwhile, Peter Pan Lines offers the most daily trips with 12 per day, giving you more options.

How far is it from Providence to New York City?

The distance between Providence and New York City is about 183 miles (295 kilometers). It takes a bus as little as 3 hours 30 minutes to travel from New York to Providence, depending on factors like traffic, weather, and whether the bus is direct or making additional stops in New York, Connecticut or elsewhere in Rhode Island.

Is there a train from Providence to New York?

Yes, there are Amtrak trains that run between Providence and New York. However, it may be worth taking the bus instead. Both forms of transportation take about the same travel time — around 3 hours 30 minutes — but train tickets from Providence to New York typically cost around $96, whereas bus tickets average just $26.

Is it safe to travel by coach from New York to Providence during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

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

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 155 miles from New York to Providence. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 25 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking coaches from New York to Providence. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the coach and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave New York?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all coaches from New York to Providence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 21 scheduled coaches that travel from New York to Providence every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 17 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Providence, RI; ticket prices start at £19.55.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world.

Providence

Though some might say that it is overshadowed by nearby Boston, Providence is an interesting destination on its own. A quaint college town with a deep historical value, Providence allows fans of U.S. history to marvel at historic buildings such as the ones on Benefit Street, which boasts the highest concentration of Colonial houses. As you stroll around the streets of Providence at night, don’t forget to take a detour to WaterFire, a sculpture project that features bonfires along the rivers of Providence. Accompanying the bonfires are the sounds of ceremonial gongs and various music programs, which brighten up the night. For those seeking a unique cultural experience, the Federal Hill quarter sits among the most famous Little Italian neighborhoods, and it features some of the best Italian restaurants in town.

The staple dish of Providence is oysters, which are not difficult to find in the city. However, if you can endure a short drive, Matunuck Oyster Bar, an oyster restaurant located 40 miles south of South Kingstown, provides some of the freshest and most delicious oysters around. Some other notable establishments include Birch, Oberlin, and Tallulah’s Taqueria.

The Providence airport is located in nearby Warwick which is only a 6 miles’ drive from the city. The main bus hub for Providence is found at the Rhode Island Convention Center Parking Garage, where travelers could catch a bus from Greyhound or Peter Pan Bus Lines. The main Amtrak train station is located just a 10-minute walk across the Woonasquatucket River.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in New York?

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Main departure station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

All coach stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • 672 1st Ave btwn 38th & 39th St

Where does the coach arrive in Providence?

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Main arrival station: RICC Parking Garage

The Rhode Island Conference Centre, sometimes shortened to the RICC, includes parking in the heart of Providence courtesy of its two adjacent garages. Both Peter Pan and Greyhound operate bus service from the RICC Parking Garage. Situated in Downtown Providence, the Parking Garage offers immediate access to the city. It forms part of the RICC, an extensive and multi-purpose events space, and is within range of the city’s central commercial hub and several tourist attractions such as the Rhode Island State House and RISD Museum.

Coach stations in Providence:

  • RICC Parking Garage

  • Peter Pan Term

  • Regency Plaza Apartments

  • 21 Atwells Ave

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