From Boston (120 miles to Provincetown, about two and a half hours)
- Continue south on I-93 until route 3 south on the Sagamore Bridge
- Follow the directions (here below) after crossing the Sagamore Bridge
From New York City (290 miles from Provincetown, about 5 ½ hours) and points west:
- Continue north on I-95 to Providence, Rhode Island
- Once in Providence, take exit 20: I-195 East (Cape Cod)
- Continue on I-195 East for about 44 minutes until exit 22A: Route 25 East (Cape Cod)
- Continue on route 25 east for about nine miles to exit 2: Route 6 East (Provincetown) and enter the rotary
- Go about ¾ around the rotary until the 2nd exit: Route 6 east (Provincetown)
- For about 3 miles, follow the Cape Cod Canal to the Sagamore Bridge
- Follow the directions below after crossing the Sagamore Bridge
From Sagamore Bridge:
- The Sagamore Bridge is right over the Cape Cod Canal. It leads right into Route 6 East.
- Continue on Route 6 East for about 63 miles to Provincetown (Please note: After the Orleans rotary, pay attention to the speed limit because the towns Eastham, Wellfleet, and Truro are known for their well-monitored speed limits; police officers do not hesitate to give out tickets !
- Turn left on Conwell Street (the 2nd exit for Provincetown)
- Follow Conwell Street until the center of town.
Provincetown Airport: Cape Air www.flycapeair.com services Provincetown Airport serves the Provincetown Airport (about three miles from the center of town). It’s certainly the best connection for Boston (Logan Airport). The flight is just twenty-five minutes long. During the summer season, flights operate throughout the entire day. While not the most cost-effective option, flying avoids all the hassle of summer traffic on Cape Cod. Reservations and information: (800) 352-0714.
Local taxis also coordinate with most of the incoming flights to Provincetown, for only five dollars per person for a ride into town center.
Boston – Logan Airport: Traditionally, the airport is the gateway to Provincetown – either for a direct flight to Provincetown by Cape Air or by a car rental service at the airport. It’s best to count on 2:30 to 3 hours to get to Provincetown on the weekends . ( more: http://www.massport.com)
Providence (Rhode Island) – TF Green airport: : This newly expanded airport is another logical alternative to Logan Airport in Boston if you don’t want a connect flight to Provincetown. Airline tickets to this airport are often very competitive due to the entry of Southwest Airlines on the market. Driving distance from TF Green to Provincetown is practically the same as that from Logan. . www.pvdairport.com
Hyannis (Cape Cod) Airport: We generally recommend using the Hyannis Airport because of the lack of connections to Provincetown. However, some customers use Hyannis for connecting to New York or other destinations www.town.barnstable.ma.us / aéroport
Other modes of transport:
By Ferry: Two ferry services take boat passengers from Boston to Provincetown during the summer season. It is the most rapid and comfortable way to Provincetown (unless you take a plane directly to the Provincetown airport) if you are planning to stay on foot during your stay in Provincetown:
- Bay State Cruise Company: Situated at the World Trade Center Wharf in Boston. The new catamaran is incredibly fast (1 hour and 50 minutes for the trip) and has morning and afternoon departures in each direction. more informations: (617) 748-1428 ou www.boston-ptown.com
- Boston Harbor Cruises: The Provincetown II Ferry Cruise leaves Provincetown at 9 A.M. and gets to Boston in three hours. For more information. www.bostonharborcruises.com to find out prices.
By bus: Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Company (www.pb.com) offers transportation via Hyannis (Cape Cod), Boston, and also Providence, Rhode Island. Information for the schedules: s: (508) 771-6191.
All the airports have rentable cars. Provincetown Airport features a seasonal car dealership. in Provincetown, there is enterprise, contact: 508-487-0009 www.enterprise.com
Parking in Provincetown is a little bit of a puzzle; it’s better to use the parking lots or the lots owned by the hotels and inns; if you can’t, you can rent a bike for getting around, which will be the best and easiest option.
A bike shuttle service starts at the end of June and serves the main roads of Cape Cod including Provincetown: The Bike Shuttle
Map of Provincetown, main attractions, and parking: