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There are 4 ways to get from Johnston to Quincy by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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Line 28 bus, train, subway  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Stop&Shop to Kennedy Plaza 28
  2. Take the train from Providence to South Station
  3. Take the subway from South Station to Quincy Center

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Line 28 bus, bus, train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the line 28 bus from Stop&Shop to Kennedy Plaza 28
  2. Take the bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to South Station, Boston, MA
  3. Take the train from South Station to Quincy Center

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Johnston to Quincy 49.3 miles

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Johnston to Quincy 49.3 miles

Johnston to Quincy by bus, walk, train and subway

The journey time between Johnston and Quincy is around 2h 32m and covers a distance of around 58 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 27 min. Operated by RIPTA, MBTA, Amtrak Acela Express and others, the Johnston to Quincy service departs from Stop&Shop and arrives in Quincy Center. Typically 151 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

151 Weekly Services
2h 32m Average Duration
$3 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Johnston to Quincy is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johnston to Quincy is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 53 min.

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It is 40 miles from Johnston to Quincy. It is approximately 49.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Johnston to Quincy without a car is to line 28 bus and train and subway which takes 2h 32m and costs $3 - $100.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Johnston to Quincy, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johnston to Quincy is 49 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Johnston to Quincy.

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  • Distance: 39.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Johnston, RI, USA and Quincy, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Johnston to Quincy. However, you can take the line 28 bus to Kennedy Plaza, take the walk to Providence, take the train to South Station, take the walk to South Station, then take the subway to Quincy Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Johnston to Quincy via Kennedy Plaza, Convention Center, Providence, RI, South Station, Boston, MA, and South Station in around 3h 21m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$11 - $13
Subway from South Station to Quincy Center
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $50
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$29 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $95
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Bus operators
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Stop&Shop to Kennedy Plaza
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
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
$13 - $19
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.

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
Other operators
Taxi from Johnston to Quincy
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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