How to Get to Provincetown
Provincetown is an ideal getaway, precisely because it's on the road to nowhere. Situated at the very end of a penninsula, surrounded by sand and water, it's remote. We like it that way.
Though we can't guarantee you'll ever want to leave, we can help you get here:
Approach Provincetown like the Pilgrims did... by sea!
Two companies operate fast ferries from Boston to Provincetown, which is about a 90-minute journey.
Click below for ferry schedules & tickets:
If you're flying into Boston Logan airport, there are four ways to get to a Provincetown ferry:
Water Taxi (about 45 min).
- Take the airport shuttle Bus 66 (free) from any terminal to the Airport Water Transport Dock
- Hop on a water taxi for a short, scenic ride across Boston Harbor
- $10 one-way fare
Taxi (about 15 min., depending on traffic)
- If you're pressed for time, it's a quick cab ride from any terminal
- Approximately $25-$30.
Silver Line Bus (about 25-30 min)
- Only if you're booked on Bay State Cruise Company
- Take the Silver Line (SL1) bus from any airport terminal
- Get off at the World Trade Center stop
Blue Line Subway (about 25-30 min)
- Only if you're booked on Boston Harbor Cruises
- Take a shuttle bus (free) from any terminal to the Airport Subway terminal.
- Take the Blue Line 2 stops
- Get off at the Aquarium stop
Flying in to Boston?
Hop a 20 minute flight on Cape Air from Logan Airport (BOS) and you'll be in P-Town in a flash!
Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC) is a five-minute cab ride from town. Several economically priced flights per day are operated by Cape Air. Book a seamless journey with Cape Air's codeshare partner, JetBlue.
If you're worried about getting back to work on Monday, Cape Air has options. You can get to Boston by 6:30am, so you can connect to planes and trains. There's also a flight that arrives in New York Westchester by 9:15am, with a limo service into New York City!
Provincetown is about 2 hours 15 minutes by car from Boston or Providence, and about 5 hours 30 minutes from New York City.
Be sure to check with your accommodations about parking - some inns and hotels don't have parking available (though there are several municipal parking lots).
Plan your driving route by clicking the map links below:
By Charter Bus (round trip from NYC)
The Festival offers a round-trip charter bus from New York City in September, in partnership with OurBus. Bookings are available exclusively through the festival, either on the website or by calling (866) 789-TENN.
The bus will depart from within walking distance of Grand Central Station on the morning of the first day of the Festival (Thursday, September 26, 2019), arriving in Provincetown that afternoon (estimated travel time six hours) in time for evening shows and the Opening Party.
The return bus will depart from Provincetown on the afternoon of the final day of the Festival (Sunday, September 29, 2019), arriving back in New York City that evening.
Fare for the round-trip charter bus is $100, which can be purchased as an add-on to any Festival pass through our Passes page, or by clicking here.
Patrons will also be able to purchase bus fare as an add-on to single-ticket reservations beginning June 1, 2019, when single tickets for all Festival shows go on sale.
By Coach Bus
The most economical way to reach Provincetown is by bus.
Plymouth & Brockton bus company has two buses from Hyannis to Provincetown daily, and hourly buses from Boston to Hyannis. The journey from Boston Logan airport is about $38 one way or $69 round trip.
Prepare for a bit of a journey (about 4 hours from Boston Logan), including a transfer stop in Hyannis.
The bus will pick you up at all airport terminals in Boston, or you can get the bus from Boston South Station.
Be sure to check the schedules carefully, as not all buses will connect to Provincetown - click below.