There are 4 ways to get from Fall River to Newport by bus, ferry, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Fall River, MA to Newport

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  1 h

  1. Take the ferry from Fall River Line Pier, Fall River, MA to Perrotti Park, Newport, RI Block Island Ferry

$16

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fall River to Newport 18.3 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Fall River to Newport 18.3 miles

$1 - $3

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Fall River to Newport 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 28 min.

Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Fall River, MA to Newport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Block Island Ferry
Website
blockislandferry.com
Ferry from Fall River Line Pier, Fall River, MA to Perrotti Park, Newport, RI
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
blockislandferry.com
Other operators
Taxi from Fall River to Newport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Fall River to Newport?

The distance between Fall River and Newport is 27 km. The road distance is 29 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Fall River to Newport?

The cheapest way to get from Fall River to Newport is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Fall River to Newport?

The quickest way to get from Fall River to Newport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs $11 - $15.

Is there a direct bus between Fall River and Newport?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fall River, MA and arriving at Newport. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Fall River and Newport?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Fall River Line Pier, Fall River, MA and arriving at Perrotti Park, Newport, RI. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

How long does it take to get from Fall River to Newport?

The bus from Fall River, MA to Newport takes 28 min including transfers and departs five times a day.