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Journey Information

There are 53 intercity coaches per day from Providence to New York. Traveling by coach from Providence to New York usually takes around 4 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest OurBus coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance155 mi (249 km)
Shortest duration3h 20m
Cheapest price£11.34
Trips per day29
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
Coach lines5

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Providence to New York

(Based on 188 ratings and reviews)




28 January 2024- Solo travel

FlixBus US

Pros: The departure and arrival times were very accurate. Cons: More detailed instructions on where the pick up/drop off spot is.



2 January 2024- Vacation

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: On time,arrived on time,great service. Cons: Signs for pick up point under bridge,had to ask security guard.



30 December 2023- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: We were on time, I really like that. Cons: The bus Could be cleaner. Tips: Be on time waiting for the bus on the bus stop.



27 December 2023- Solo travel


Pros: The overall driving was smooth. Cons: They advertise water and WiFi and neither of those were available. Tips: Know that you will very rarely arrive at the advertised time.



27 December 2023- Visiting family


Pros: Not too bad of a drive … Cons: Seats could be improved. , a few were broken. Tips: Bring ya phone charged.

Providence to New York Route Map

Providence New York

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

£33.42 is the average price of a bus ticket from Providence to New York. Any tickets cheaper than £33.42 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus 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


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Providence to New York is expected to range from £31 to £39. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £31. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £31 and can be found on 20 February 2024.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £27 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Providence to New York in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £34 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


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 £3.17 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Providence to New York?

There are 5 bus lines from Providence to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 41 daily trips, Peter Pan Lines usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US44h 38m£28.85
Greyhound24h 51m£36.76
OurBus23h 50m£22.56
Peter Pan Lines103h 53m£32.20
Peter Pan Lines415h 10m£38.80
  • 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 4 trips per day from Providence to New York, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 2 bus trips from Providence to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 51 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from £19.

  • 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 £17, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Providence to New York if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • 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 10 bus trips every day during the week and 11 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between Providence and New York, offering bus tickets as low as £28.
  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Providence to New York from £28. There are 41 Peter Pan Lines schedules from Providence to New York and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to New York. In Providence, Peter Pan Lines departs to New York from Peter Pan Term and 1 other station. In New York, Peter Pan Lines arrives at 321 W 42nd St and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Providence to New York takes 5 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to New York in 3 hours and 20 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 51 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.
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.
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.

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 155 miles from Providence to New York. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 20 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.

Because many passengers travel from Providence to New York at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. 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 coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first coach leaves at 06:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from Providence to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 53 scheduled coaches that travel from Providence to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 29 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 Providence to New York; ticket prices start at £9.52.

City Information


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.

New York


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. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

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. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Providence?

Main departure station: Peter Pan Term

Coaches to New York leave from 4 stations in Providence.

All coach stations in Providence:

  • Peter Pan Term

  • RICC Parking Garage

  • Regency Plaza Apartments

  • 21 Atwells Ave

Where does the coach arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: 321 W 42nd St

Coaches arrive in New York at 8 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in New York:

  • 321 W 42nd St

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • Port Authority Bus Station

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

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • 47 Chrystie St

  • 672 1st Ave btwn 38th & 39th St

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