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Train, bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from South Station to Providence Providence/Stoughton Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kennedy Plaza to Marlborough Before Farewell 60

$9 - $68

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kennedy Plaza to Marlborough Opp Duke 60

$14 - $23

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Boston to Newport 70.3 miles

$6 - $10

Boston to Newport by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Boston and Newport is around 2h 29m and covers a distance of around 74 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 46m. Operated by MBTA, Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Boston to Newport service departs from South Station and arrives in Marlborough Before Farewell. Typically 192 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 29m
Fastest journey time:
1h 46m
Journey distance:
74 miles
Services per week:
192
Cheapest price:
$9
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:25
Last service departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston to Newport train, walk and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Newport is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Newport is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Newport. However, there are services departing from South Station, Boston, MA and arriving at Marlborough Opp Duke via Kennedy Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Boston and Newport is 62 miles. The road distance is 70.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Newport without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 38m and costs $9 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Boston to Newport, including transfers.

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Boston to Newport bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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Boston to Newport bus services, operated by RIPTA, arrive at Marlborough Opp Duke station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Newport is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Boston to Newport.

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  • Distance: 61.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Newport via Convention Center, Providence, RI and Kennedy Plaza in around 2h 42m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
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 Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Boston South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Bus operators
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Kennedy Plaza to Marlborough Before Farewell
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Bus from Kennedy Plaza to Marlborough Opp Duke
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$28 - $45

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