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There are 5 ways to get from Maine to Rhode Island by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport Southbound
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$38 - $206

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma 3525 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston to Providence Peter Pan / ...

$28 - $68

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Boston North Station Downeaster
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$40 - $236

Bus Concord Coach Lines  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport Southbound
  2. Take the bus from Boston to Convention Center, Providence, RI Peter Pan

$38 - $57

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Portland to Providence 153.6 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Maine to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Maine to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maine to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from City Hall and arriving at Providence via Portland, Me and Boston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Maine and Rhode Island is 305 miles. The road distance is 153.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Maine to Rhode Island without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 15m and costs $35 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Maine to Rhode Island, including transfers.

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Maine to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Me station.

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The best way to get from Maine to Rhode Island is to train which takes 4h 54m and costs $40 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $70 and takes 5h 4m.

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Maine to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Providence station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maine to Rhode Island is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Maine to Rhode Island.

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Map of how to get from Maine to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 304.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Maine, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

You can take a train from Portland to Providence via Portland Transportation Center, Portland Amtrak Station, Boston North Station, North Station, Back Bay, and Boston Back Bay Station in around 4h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Providence via Congress St + Valley St, Portland, Me, Boston, Ma, and Boston in around 5h 4m.

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.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Amtrak Station to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
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 Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com

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