There are 5 ways to get from Portsmouth to Providence by bus, train or car

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

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Amtrak Thruway, train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Portsmouth, NH to Boston Sth, MA 8743 / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$22 - $180

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Portsmouth, NH to Boston Sth, MA 8743 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Providence, Ri 3469 / ...

$26 - $44

Line 2 bus, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Maplewood Ave. / Hanover St. to Dover Transportation Center 2
  2. Take the train from Dover Amtrak to Boston North Station
  3. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak

$36 - $220

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, NH to Boston, MA - Logan Airport Dover NH
  2. Take the bus from Boston Logan Airport to Providence

$28 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Providence 102.8 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Providence. However, there are services departing from Islington / Cornwall Sts. and arriving at Providence, Ri via Portsmouth, NH and Boston, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Providence is 93 miles. The road distance is 102.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Providence without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Portsmouth to Providence, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Providence bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Portsmouth, NH station.

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Portsmouth to Providence bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Providence, Ri station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Providence is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Portsmouth to Providence.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Providence. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Providence.
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  • Distance: 92.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Portsmouth, NH, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

You can take a bus from Portsmouth to Providence via Portsmouth Transportation Center, Portsmouth, NH, Boston Sth, MA, and Boston, Ma in around 3 h 8 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
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dover Amtrak to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Portsmouth, NH to Boston Sth, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
amtrak.com
C&J Bus
Phone
+1 603-430-1100
Website
ridecj.com
Bus from Portsmouth, NH to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Book at
ridecj.com/tickets
Bus from Portsmouth, NH to Boston, MA - Logan Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Book at
ridecj.com/tickets
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
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
Bus from Boston Logan Airport to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
COAST Bus
Phone
+1 603-743-5777
Website
coastbus.org
Bus from Maplewood Ave. / Hanover St. to Dover Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
coastbus.org

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