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There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Smithfield by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 50 bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Gaspee At Train Station to Bryant University 50

$9 - $160

3 alternative options

Bus, line 50 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Providence 3469 / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Gaspee At Train Station to Bryant University 50

$13 - $26

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Boston to Smithfield 49.7 miles

$260 - $310

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Smithfield 49.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Smithfield is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Smithfield is to taxi which costs $260 - $310 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Smithfield. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Bryant University via Gaspee At Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Boston and Smithfield is 39 miles. The road distance is 49.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Smithfield without a car is to train and line 50 bus which takes 1 h 24 min and costs $9 - $160.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Boston to Smithfield, including transfers.

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Boston to Smithfield bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Boston station.

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Boston to Smithfield bus services, operated by RIPTA, arrive at Bryant University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Smithfield is 50 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Boston to Smithfield.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Smithfield. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Smithfield.
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  • Distance: 39.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Smithfield via Providence and Gaspee At Train Station in around 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Gaspee At Train Station to Bryant University
Ave. Duration
32 min
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 Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Other operators
Taxi from Boston to Smithfield
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$260 - $310
http://bpdnews.com/
Website
bpdnews.com
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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