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Providence - Ithaca Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Providence to Ithaca. Traveling by bus from Providence to Ithaca usually takes around 12 hours and 59 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 10 hours,

Distance264 mi (425 km)
Shortest duration10h 0m
Cheapest price$39.98
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Providence to Ithaca?

Bus tickets for a trip from Providence to Ithaca cost $39.98 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Providence to Ithaca is usually cheapest in February, when the average ticket price is only $75. If you're planning to take the bus from Providence to Ithaca during July, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $106. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Providence to Ithaca?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Providence to Ithaca. FlixBus US is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US213h 0m$73.83
  • 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 2 trips per day from Providence to Ithaca, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 59 minutes to cover the 264 miles from Providence to Ithaca. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Providence to Ithaca 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, 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 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Providence to Ithaca, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

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

City Information

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.

Ithaca

Blessed with over 150 waterfalls within 10 miles, Ithaca is every outdoors fan’s petit haven. The most notable, and the tallest of the bunch, is the Taughannock Falls. There are hiking trails located close to the falls that will provide an amazing overlook of the falls itself, but do stay away from the water in the gorges. If hiking is not your cup of tea, perhaps a boat cruise on Lake Cayuga, which is the longest of the Finger Lakes, will offer the tranquility and peace of mind you need. For culturally-inclined tourists, don’t hesitate to take a short detour to the State Theatre of Ithaca, which offers top-tier shows and concerts that charm locals and visitors alike.

Ithaca boasts even more restaurants per capita than New York City, and its amazing food scene seems to have a little bit of everything for everyone. For the best burger in town, check out Ithaca Ale House. If Italian food is your thing, the door at Franco’s is wide open for you.

Several bus carriers conduct trips in and out of Ithaca, including Greyhound, OurBus, Flixbus and New York Trailways. Unfortunately, there are currently no Amtrak trains that go to Ithaca. The Ithaca Tompkins International Airport serves as the town’s main airport. It is located three miles northeast of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Providence?

Main departure station: Regency Plaza Apartments

Most buses depart from the main station in Providence.

All bus stations in Providence:

  • Regency Plaza Apartments

Where does the bus arrive in Ithaca?

Main arrival station: Green Street Pharmacy

All buses from Providence arrive at one main station in Ithaca.

All bus stations in Ithaca:

  • Green Street Pharmacy

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