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There are 6 ways to get from Altoona to Rhode Island by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Altoona Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Pennsylvanian
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Providence Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$185 - $501

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Bus  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Altoona, Pa to New York, Ny 4692
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Convention Center, Providence, RI Peter Pan

$54 - $123

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Bus #2  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Altoona, Pa to New York, Ny 4692
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$54 - $118

Drive  •  7h 57m

  1. Drive from Altoona to Providence 454.2 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to State College, fly to Providence  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Altoona, Pa to State College, Pa
  2. Fly from State College (SCE) to Providence (PVD) SCE - PVD

$188 - $894

Train to Pittsburgh, fly to Boston, train  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Altoona Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Boston (BOS) PIT - BOS
  3. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro

$161 - $384

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Altoona to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Altoona to Rhode Island is to bus and fly which costs $180 - $900 and takes 7h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Altoona to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Altoona, Pa and arriving at Convention Center, Providence, RI via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Altoona station to Rhode Island station. However, there are services departing from Altoona Amtrak Station and arriving at Providence Amtrak Station via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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The distance between Altoona and Rhode Island is 366 miles. The road distance is 454.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Altoona to Rhode Island without a car is to train which takes 10h and costs $180 - $500.

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It takes approximately 10h to get from Altoona to Rhode Island, including transfers.

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Altoona to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Altoona, Pa station.

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Altoona to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Altoona Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Altoona to Rhode Island is to train which takes 10h and costs $180 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 12h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Altoona to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 366.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h

What companies run services between Altoona, PA, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

You can take a train from Altoona to Providence via Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 10h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Altoona to Providence via New York, Ny and Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY in around 12h 45m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from State College to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from State College to Providence via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from State College to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from State College to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from State College to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from State College to Providence via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from State College to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from State College to Providence via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Altoona Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Altoona Amtrak Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $290
First Class Seat
$240 - $390
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Altoona, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Altoona, Pa to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from State College Airport to Providence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 44m and has one stopover.

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Altoona to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Convention Center, Providence, RI station.

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Altoona to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Altoona to Rhode Island is 454 miles. It takes approximately 7h 57m to drive from Altoona to Rhode Island.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from State College Airport to Providence Airport.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Rhode Island. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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