Although Provincetown is located at the very tip of Cape Cod, it is easily accessible by car, bus, ferry, and air. Provincetown is a two and a half hour drive from Providence and Providence’s T.F. Green Airport and a two and a half hour drive from Boston and Boston’s Logan Airport. Air service from Boston is a quick, 20-minute scenic trip with fantastic views of Boston, Provincetown, and Cape Cod.
Transportation to Provincetown
During the season (generally mid-May through mid-October), high-speed ferry service is available from Boston. This a wonderful way to travel with the additional benefit of side-stepping summer traffic, and takes approximately 90 minutes. Ferry service is also availablefrom Plymouth, Massachusetts. Additionally, bus service is available from Boston, Plymouth, and Hyannis. A bike shuttle is also available from Wellfleet to Provincetown.
P&B Bus offers year round service from Provincetown to Hyannis with buses to Boston South Station and Logan Airport. In Hyannis you can connect to Peter Pan Bus to Providence RI and New York City.
Transportation in Provincetown
Once in Provincetown, rely on your feet or bike for transportation as it’s truly a walking town. Other local transport options include cab companies, pedi cabs, and a subsidized shuttle bus that travels around Provincetown and the outer Cape.
View Provincetown Maps.