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There are 3 ways to get from Barrington to Boston by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the train from Providence to South Station Providence/Stoughton Line / ...

$9 - $72

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan / ...

$14 - $24

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Barrington to Boston 55.3 miles

$5 - $8

Barrington to Boston by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Barrington and Boston is around 1h 42m and covers a distance of around 54 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 7m. Operated by RIPTA, MBTA, Amtrak and others, the Barrington to Boston service departs from County Before Town Hall and arrives in South Station. Typically 182 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 42m
Fastest journey time:
1h 7m
Journey distance:
54 miles
Services per week:
182
Cheapest price:
$9
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:50
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barrington to Boston bus, walk and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The cheapest way to get from Barrington to Boston is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Barrington to Boston is to drive. Taking this option will cost $5 - $8 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barrington to Boston station. However, there are services departing from County Before Town Hall and arriving at South Station, Boston, MA via Convention Center, Providence, RI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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The distance between Barrington and Boston is 45 miles. The road distance is 55.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Barrington to Boston without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs $9 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Barrington to Boston, including transfers.

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Barrington to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Convention Center, Providence, RI station.

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The best way to get from Barrington to Boston is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs $9 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $24 and takes 2h 39m.

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Barrington to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barrington to Boston is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Barrington to Boston.

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  • Distance: 44.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Barrington, RI, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

MBTA operates a train from Providence to South Station hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 1h 11m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to South Station, Boston, MA 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$29 - $45

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