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Boston - Newport Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Boston to Newport. Traveling by bus from Boston to Newport usually takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in just one hour and 40 minutes.

Distance62 mi (99 km)
Shortest duration1h 40m
Cheapest price$29.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent servicePeter Pan Lines
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Boston, MA to Newport, RI

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Kathryn

September 13, 2019- Couples trip

Peter Pan Lines

Pros: Easy, didn’t have to deal with traffic. Cons: Improved signage at Newport bust station.

Pros: Easy, didn’t have to deal with traffic. Cons: Improved signage at Newport bust station.

5.0

Marigrace

August 10, 2019- Visiting friends

Peter Pan Lines

Rhode Island is gorgeous.

Rhode Island is gorgeous.

5.0

Nese

June 6, 2019- Visiting family

Peter Pan Lines

no electricity

no electricity

What bus companies travel from Boston to Newport?

There is one intercity bus company that operates from Boston to Newport. Peter Pan Lines is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peter Pan Lines42h 20m$31.43
  • 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 4 bus trips every day during the week and 4 trips on weekends, Peter Pan is one of the main bus carriers between Boston and Newport, offering bus tickets as low as $29.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to Newport during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 62 miles from Boston to Newport. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 40 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus 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 bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Newport at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boston?

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Boston to Newport, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Boston to Newport every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston, MA to Newport, RI; ticket prices start at $16.00.

City Information

Boston

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the country, but it is kept young and fresh with the help of over 150,000 students who flock to the city’s prestigious universities every year. Beantown’s many sights and activities celebrate American history, prolific sports teams, and New England seafood. So let's spill the tea (into the harbor, if you will):

Boston's Freedom Trail is the best way to see the city on foot and visit some of the most iconic landmarks of the American Revolution: from Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution to the Old North Church and Faneuil Hall. The Freedom Trail officially begins in Boston Common, the oldest public park in the U.S. and a beautiful spot for walking, picnicking, or ice skating in the winter. Foodies will love the Italian cuisine in the North End and the modern eateries of South End, while sports fans can tour Fenway Park, and art lovers can explore the expansive Museum of Fine Arts.

From Boston, travelers can easily get to the beachy summer destination of Cape Cod, or surrounding states like New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island. With four main train stations and several bus stops in the city, as well as Boston Logan Airport (which, by the way, has some excellent airport food, Boston is a central hub for travel throughout New England and beyond.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Boston?

Departure stations

Boston has two bus stations with service to Newport.

Bus stations in Boston:

  • South Station Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Newport?

Arrival stations

All buses from Boston arrive at one main station in Newport.

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