There are 6 ways to get from Providence to Portland by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$23 - $198

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma 3434 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me 3522 / ...

$28 - $65

Train  •  4 h 28 min

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

$40 - $230

Bus Concord Coach Lines  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to Boston Logan Airport
  2. Take the bus from Logan Airport to Portland, ME Northbound

$37 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Portland 156.7 miles

$15 - $23

Train, fly, bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Augusta (AUG) BOS - AUG
  3. Take the bus from Augusta, Me to Portland, Me

$104 - $355

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Portland. However, there are services departing from Providence, Ri and arriving at Portland, Me via Boston, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Providence and Portland is 141 miles. The road distance is 156.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Portland without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Providence to Portland, including transfers.

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Providence to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Providence, Ri station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Portland is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Augusta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Providence to Portland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Portland, Me station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Portland is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from Providence to Portland.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Augusta Airport.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Portland.
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  • Distance: 140.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Portland, ME, USA?

You can take a bus from Providence to Portland via Boston, Ma in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Providence to Portland via Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, and Boston North Station in around 4 h 28 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Augusta
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
44 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 Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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 Boston North Station to Portland Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Augusta, Me to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Concord Coach Lines
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence to Boston Logan Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com

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