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

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

Recommended option

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 39 min

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

$23 - $198

5 alternative options

Bus  •  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 32 min

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

$40 - $230

Train, bus Concord Coach Lines  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from South Attleboro to South Station Providence/Stoughton Line
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME Boston-Portland-Bates College / ...

$29 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Portland 156.7 miles

$15 - $23

Train, fly, bus  •  5 h 30 min

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

$104 - $355

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Portland is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 46 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Providence to Portland is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 46 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Providence to Portland, including transfers.

More details

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.

More details

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 Amtrak, Back Bay, North Station, and Boston North Station Amtrak in around 4 h 32 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
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from South Attleboro to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
mbta.com
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston North Station Amtrak to Portland Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
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 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
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.