Portsmouth to Daytona Beach Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $117
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 20min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 156 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 1,016 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$117 · 1d 7h 41min · 175 lb of CO2
Newport to Daytona Beach
+4 more options
$372 · 7h 20min · 660 lb of CO2

Portsmouth to Daytona Beach Flights

There are 1 airports — PVD — that make sense to fly out of from Portsmouth and 1 airports — DAB — to access Daytona Beach. The best deals are usually found by flying out of PVD.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Daytona Beach from Portsmouth, a flight is the quickest method.

$202 · 1d 3min · 267 lb of CO2
+1 more option
$137 · 17h 15min · 196 lb of CO2
Portsmouth to Daytona Beach

Drive from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach

It's 1016 miles between Portsmouth to Daytona Beach. On a typical day, it might take between 17h 15min and 18h 7min from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 18h 59min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Daytona Beach by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $137.

What is the best way to travel from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach?

Because Daytona Beach is so far away from Portsmouth, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Daytona Beach do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, flight, train or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

Is the train or the bus better from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach FL?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Daytona Beach is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Portsmouth/Daytona Beach buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Portsmouth is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Portsmouth RI and Daytona Beach during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Daytona Beach traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Daytona Beach is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach is by bus. The bus costs $117 roughly and will take 1 day 7 hours 41 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Portsmouth area and Daytona Beach, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 26 minutes. We recommend catching the train at PVD Providence Amtrak, which is about 18 miles from Portsmouth. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

How long does it take from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach by car?

The total distance between Portsmouth and Daytona Beach is 1016 miles and will take you about 17 hours 15 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $137.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Portsmouth to Daytona Beach
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