There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Provincetown by ferry, bus, car, plane or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA Fast Ferry

$59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hyannis, MA to Provincetown, MA 800

$31 - $47

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Provincetown 115.2 miles

$11 - $17

Fly  •  2 h

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Provincetown (PVC) BOS - PVC

$122 - $412

Uber  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Boston to Provincetown 115.2 miles

$160 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Provincetown is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Provincetown is to ferry which costs $59 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Boston and Provincetown is 50 miles. The road distance is 115.2 miles.

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The ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Provincetown. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center and arriving at Provincetown, MA via Hyannis, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA and arriving at MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Provincetown.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 49.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Provincetown, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Provincetown via Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center and Hyannis, MA in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Cape Air flies from Boston to Provincetown every 4 hours.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Provincetown
Ave. Duration
31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Bus operators
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
p-b.com
Bus from Hyannis, MA to Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
p-b.com
Ferry operators
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com
Boston Harbor Cruises
Website
bostonharborcruises.com
Ferry from Boston to Provincetown Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com
Other operators
Uber Boston
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Boston to Provincetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$140 - $190
UberX
$160 - $210
UberXL
$310 - $390
Black
$480 - $600
Black SUV
$500 - $650

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