There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Provincetown by plane, ferry, train, bus or car

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

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Fly Reagan Washington to Boston, ferry  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) DCA - BOS
  2. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA

$144 - $348

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Bus via New York, NY  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Boston, MA
  3. Take the bus from South Station - Boston to Provincetown, MA

$54 - $97

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Boston, ferry  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Boston (BOS) BWI - BOS
  3. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA

$157 - $425

Fly Washington Dulles to Boston, ferry  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Boston (BOS) IAD - BOS
  2. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA

$145 - $375

Fly Reagan Washington to Providence, train, ferry  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Providence (PVD) DCA - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston South Station
  3. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA

$128 - $530

Train, ferry  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union 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

$272 - $623

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...
  2. Take the bus from South Station - Boston to Provincetown, MA Boston

$57 - $151

Drive  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Provincetown 527 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Provincetown is to bus which costs $50 - $100 and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Provincetown is to fly and ferry which costs $140 - $350 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Provincetown. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Provincetown, MA via New York, NY and South Station - Boston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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The distance between Washington and Provincetown is 424 miles. The road distance is 527 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Provincetown without a car is to train and ferry which takes 9 h 29 min and costs $270 - $650.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Washington to Provincetown, including transfers.

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Washington to Provincetown bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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Washington to Provincetown bus services, operated by Plymouth & Brockton, arrive at Provincetown, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Provincetown is 527 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to drive from Washington to Provincetown.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Provincetown. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Provincetown.
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  • Distance: 423.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Provincetown, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Provincetown via New York, NY - Penn Station, New York, NY, Boston, MA, and South Station - Boston in around 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from South Station - Boston to Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
p-b.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 Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
bostonharborcruises.com

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