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Boston-Providence Bus Schedule
Boston to Providence, RI bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||1h 0m|
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Boston to Providence Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Boston to Providence 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 Providence?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $18.49 was the low point for bus fares from Boston to Providence. Buses from Providence to Boston are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $18.49 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 2 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $1.60 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 1 hour 16 minutes to cover the 41 miles (66 kilometers) from Boston, MA to Providence, RI. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour, You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Providence. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Boston?
The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Boston to Providence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Boston to Providence 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 Massachusetts to Rhode Island without transferring.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Boston to Providence, RI; ticket prices start at $7.00.
What bus companies travel from Boston to Providence?
Where does the bus leave from in Boston?
Boston, Massachusetts has two bus stations with service to Providence, Rhode Island:
- South Station Bus Terminal
- Logan Intl Airport
Where does the bus arrive in Providence?
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Providence, Rhode Island:
- Ricc Parking Garage
- Peter Pan Term
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