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Arlington - Providence Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Arlington to Providence. Traveling by bus from Arlington to Providence usually takes around 10 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance362 mi (583 km)
Shortest duration9h 50m
Cheapest price$41.98
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
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How much is a bus ticket from Arlington to Providence?

Bus tickets for a trip from Arlington to Providence cost $51.42 on average. Tickets cheaper than $51.42 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

$75$50$25JunJun

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Arlington to Providence is expected to be between $49 and $75. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is June 25, 2024, when tickets are available for June 25, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $50.

Monthly avg. prices

$100$80$60$40$20JASONDJFMAMJ
If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Arlington to Providence, mark your calendar for February. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $64. However, taking the bus from Arlington to Providence during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $97. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

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 21 days in advance to save $50.99 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Arlington to Providence?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Arlington to Providence. FlixBus US is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US110h 17m$75.34
  • 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 1 trips per day from Arlington to Providence, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 362 miles from Arlington to Providence. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 50 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.

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, 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.

There is usually only one bus per day from Arlington to Providence. It leaves the station in Arlington at 6:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Arlington to Providence. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

City Information

Arlington

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Located just across the Potomac from Washington, D.C., Arlington is rich in cultural heritage and historical values. One of the most popular attractions in the city is the Arlington National Cemetery, where more than 400,000 soldiers have been laid to rest. The cemetery is also the home of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which has been locked since 1937. Visiting the cemetery is free, and it’s one of the top free things to do in the DC area. For culturally inclined tourists, you might be interested in the Signature Theatre and their currently-screening shows. This award-winning theatre is a vibrant creative space where people are always striving for new ideas.

As a modern city, Arlington is full of exciting establishments that will cater to all your needs. If you wish to grab a cup of coffee for a wake-up call in the morning, Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters is a local favorite with over 14 years of experience. For the best pizza slices in town, check out Pupatella.

Bus service departs and arrives directly in Arlington, and you can head into neighboring Washington, D.C. or Alexandria to catch an Amtrak train. The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located just 4.2 miles from the center of Arlington.

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 Arlington?

Main departure station: 1801 N Lynn St

Most buses depart from the main station in Arlington.

All bus stations in Arlington:

  • 1801 N Lynn St

Where does the bus arrive in Providence?

Main arrival station: Regency Plaza Apartments

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

All bus stations in Providence:

  • Regency Plaza Apartments

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