There are 6 ways to get from Portsmouth to Provincetown by bus, ferry, car or plane

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Amtrak Thruway, ferry  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Portsmouth, NH to Boston Sth, MA 8743 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA Fast Ferry

$76 - $86

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Bus  •  6 h 59 min

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

$26 - $64

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Bus, ferry  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, NH to Boston, MA - Logan Airport Dover NH
  2. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA Fast Ferry

$76 - $84

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Portsmouth, NH to Boston Sth, MA 8743 / ...
  2. Take the bus from South Station - Boston to Provincetown, MA Boston

$26 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Provincetown 171.7 miles

$16 - $25

Bus, fly  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, NH to Boston, MA - Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Provincetown (PVC) BOS - PVC

$126 - $402

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Provincetown is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Provincetown is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Provincetown. However, there are services departing from Islington / Cornwall Sts. and arriving at Provincetown, MA via Portsmouth, NH and South Station - Boston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Provincetown is 77 miles. The road distance is 171.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Provincetown without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and ferry which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $75 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Portsmouth to Provincetown, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Provincetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Portsmouth to Provincetown bus services, operated by Plymouth & Brockton, arrive at Provincetown, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Provincetown is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Portsmouth to Provincetown.

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  • Distance: 76.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Portsmouth, NH, USA and Provincetown, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Portsmouth to Provincetown via Portsmouth Transportation Center, Portsmouth, NH, Boston Sth, MA, and South Station - Boston in around 6 h 19 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Provincetown
Ave. Duration
31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
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.

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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 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from South Station - Boston to Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
p-b.com
Bus from Logan International Airport to Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
p-b.com
Ferry operators
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com
Boston Harbor Cruises
Website
bostonharborcruises.com
Ferry from Boston to Provincetown Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com

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