There are 5 ways to get from Albany to Providence by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma 220 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Providence, RI - Providence Terminal

$30 - $62

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$101 - $259

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Providence 164.5 miles

$16 - $24

Fly to Boston, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Boston (BOS) ALB - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$244 - $548

Fly to Providence  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Providence (PVD) ALB - PVD

$134 - $704

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

You can take a bus from Albany to Providence via Springfield, Ma and Springfield, MA in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Providence via Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak in around 5 h 43 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Albany to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Albany to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Albany to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Providence, RI - Providence Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Providence is 214 km. The road distance is 263 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Providence is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Providence is to drive which takes 2 h 50 min and costs $16 - $24.

No, there is no direct train from Albany to Providence. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Providence Amtrak via Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Providence. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Providence, RI - Providence Terminal via Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Albany to Providence, including transfers.