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There are 5 ways to get from Providence to Provincetown by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, ferry  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA Fast Ferry / ...

$68 - $225

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Train, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from South Station - Boston to Provincetown, MA Boston

$18 - $198

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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to Boston 3434 / ...
  2. Take the bus from South Station - Boston to Provincetown, MA Boston

$23 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Provincetown 120.1 miles

$11 - $17

Train, fly  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Provincetown (PVC) BOS - PVC

$135 - $557

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Provincetown is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Provincetown is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Provincetown. However, there are services departing from Providence and arriving at Provincetown, MA via South Station - Boston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Providence and Provincetown is 66 miles. The road distance is 120.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Provincetown without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $65 - $230.

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

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Providence to Provincetown bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Providence 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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Providence to Provincetown bus services, operated by Plymouth & Brockton, arrive at Provincetown, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Provincetown is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Providence to Provincetown.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Provincetown.
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  • Distance: 65.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Providence to Provincetown via Boston and South Station - Boston in around 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Provincetown
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 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
Bus operators
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from South Station - Boston to Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
p-b.com
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
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 Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Provincetown Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Provincetown. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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