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Newark - Providence Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity buses per day from Newark to Providence. Traveling by bus from Newark to Providence usually takes around 7 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Peter Pan Lines bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance162 mi (260 km)
Shortest duration4h 5m
Cheapest price$34.98
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Providence?

Bus tickets for a trip from Newark to Providence cost $48.55 on average. Tickets cheaper than $48.55 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Newark to Providence is expected to be between $42 and $58. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is July 17, 2024, when tickets are available for July 17, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $42.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Newark to Providence are at their cheapest average price in August. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $51. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $76, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 25 days in advance to save $25.34 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Providence?

There are 3 bus lines from Newark to Providence available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 8 daily trips, FlixBus US usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US88h 27m$65.50
Greyhound16h 19m$57.15
Peter Pan Lines55h 6m$58.70
  • 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 8 trips per day from Newark to Providence, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus 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 1 bus trips from Newark to Providence every day, with the average journey taking around 6 hours and 19 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Providence usually start from $36.

  • Book Peter Pan Lines from Newark to Providence from $43. There are 5 trips per day offered by Peter Pan Lines from Newark to Providence and you can expect on average to pay for a Peter Pan Lines ticket to Providence. In Newark, Peter Pan Lines departs to Providence from 1 Raymond Plaza W . In Providence, Peter Pan Lines arrives at Peter Pan Term and one other station.

    An average trip on Peter Pan Lines from Newark to Providence takes 5 hours and 6 minutes , while the fastest available Peter Pan Lines trip will get you to Providence in 4 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Peter Pan Lines offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Providence.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 162 miles from Newark to Providence. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to Providence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Providence every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark to Providence; ticket prices start at $35.00.

City Information

Newark

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As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

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 bus leave from in Newark?

Main departure station: 1 Raymond Plaza W

Newark has two bus stations with service to Providence.

All bus stations in Newark:

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

  • 1 Raymond Plaza W

Where does the bus arrive in Providence?

Main arrival station: Regency Plaza Apartments

Buses arrive in Providence at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Providence:

  • Regency Plaza Apartments

  • RICC Parking Garage

  • Peter Pan Term

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