There are 2 ways to get from Providence to Amherst College by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Springfield, MA
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA

$24 - $49

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Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Amherst College 88.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Amherst College is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Amherst College is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Amherst College. However, there are services departing from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal and arriving at Amherst, MA via Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Providence and Amherst College is 68 miles. The road distance is 88.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Amherst College without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $24 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Providence to Amherst College, including transfers.

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Providence to Amherst College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal station.

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Providence to Amherst College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Amherst, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Amherst College is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Providence to Amherst College.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Amherst College. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 68.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Amherst College, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Providence to Amherst College via Springfield, MA and Amherst, MA in around 3 h 52 min.

Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Amherst, MA
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
peterpanbus.com

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