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Philadelphia-Providence Bus Schedule

Journey Information

Philadelphia to Providence, RI bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$37.00
Shortest Duration6h 35m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Providence?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $37.00 was the low point for bus fares from Philadelphia to Providence. Buses from Providence to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $37.00 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 7 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 235 miles (378 kilometers) from Philadelphia, PA to Providence, RI. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Philadelphia to Providence at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. 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, 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 Philadelphia?

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

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Philadelphia to Providence. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Philadelphia to Providence, RI; ticket prices start at $38.00.

What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Providence?

There is one bus company that operates from Philadelphia to Providence. Peter Pan Lines is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Peter Pan Lines27h 25m$37.00

Where does the bus leave from in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has two bus stations with service to Providence, Rhode Island:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St

Where does the bus arrive in Providence?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Providence, Rhode Island:

  • 99 W Exchange St
  • Peter Pan Term

Price trends for buses from Philadelphia to Providence

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Philadelphia, PA to Providence, RI
5.0
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

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