Getting Around Town
Bicycles are a great form of transportation all year (some of us even pedal in the snow!), but after October you’ll need to bring your own, as the bike rental shops close up then.
Localized bus service continues year-round, seven days a week, though not as frequently as in summer, and the summer shuttle bus to the beaches ends in September. CCRTA provides daily bus service from 5:30am to 11:15pm from Star Market in Harwich to Stop & Shop in Provincetown, and beginning at 6:00am to 12:40am from Stop & Shop in Provincetown to Star Market in Harwich. The Flex picks up and drops off passengers at designated stops; passengers may board the Flex at any of the scheduled bus stops or they may flag the bus down anywhere along the bus route except along Route 6.
You can rent a car from Enterprise Rent-a-Car at the Provincetown Airport, but you need to make a reservation in advance and let them know when you’re arriving, as the desk is staffed only on an as-needed basis in the fall and winter.
Another sigh of relief—there’s parking in town again! The town parking lots (at MacMillan Pier, Prince Street, Johnson Street, and in the West End) are all open and free, and you can also park on the street wherever there’s a legal space. (ptownie tip: Just be sure to read the signs: if you’re parked during street cleaning hours, you will be towed.)
There’s more where that came from! Ptownie has insider tips for all of your Provincetown adventures. Check out our 2020 Guide to Indoor Activities in Provincetown, MA!