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Journey Information

Boston, MA to Newport, RI bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$29.00
Shortest Duration1h 40m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to Newport 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 Boston to Newport?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $31.00 was the low point for bus fares from Boston to Newport. Buses from Newport to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $31.00 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 62 miles (99 kilometers) from Boston, MA to Newport, RI. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 40 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?

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 $17.00.

What bus companies travel from Boston to Newport?

There is one 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, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peter Pan Lines42h 20m$31.43

Where does the bus leave from in Boston?

Most buses depart from the main station in Boston, Massachusetts:

  • Logan Intl Airport
  • South Station Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Newport?

All buses from Boston arrive at one main station in Newport, Rhode Island:

  • Gateway Ctr - 23 America's Cup Ave

Price trends for buses from Boston to Newport

Monthly average prices


bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Boston, MA to Newport, RI
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Users that traveled with Peter Pan Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
September 13, 2019Couples trip
Easy, didn’t have to deal with traffic
Improved signage at Newport bust station
August 10, 2019Visiting friends
Rhode Island is gorgeous.
June 6, 2019Visiting family
no electricity

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