There are 5 ways to get from Providence to UMass Boston Busway by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$12 - $167

Cheapest option

Train, line 8 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Providence to Ruggles Providence/Stoughton Line
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Ruggles to UMass Boston Busway 8

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma 3434 / ...

$17 - $34

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Providence to UMass Boston Busway 48.1 miles

$250 - $300

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Providence to UMass Boston Busway 48.1 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to UMass Boston Busway is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to UMass Boston Busway is to taxi which costs $250 - $300 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Providence and UMass Boston Busway is 39 miles. The road distance is 48.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to UMass Boston Busway without a car is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs $12 - $170.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Providence to UMass Boston Busway, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Providence to UMass Boston Busway is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs $12 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $35 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to UMass Boston Busway is 48 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Providence to UMass Boston Busway.

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Map of how to get from Providence to UMass Boston Busway.
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  • Distance: 39 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and UMass Boston Busway, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to UMass Boston Busway hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 48 min. MBTA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Providence to UMass Boston Busway hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 3 hours.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak 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
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Ruggles
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
mbta.com
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.

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
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
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
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Providence to UMass Boston Busway
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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