There are 7 ways to get from Altoona to Rhode Island by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to State College, fly to Providence  •  7 h 16 min

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

$188 - $894

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Bus OurBus  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Altoona, Pa to State College, Pa
  2. Take the bus from State College, PA to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to Providence

$39 - $110

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Train to Pittsburgh, fly to Boston, train  •  8 h 46 min

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

$161 - $384

Fly Altoona to Providence  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Altoona (AOO) to Providence (PVD) AOO - PVD

$137 - $515

Train  •  10 h 15 min

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

$185 - $501

Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  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  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Altoona to Providence 454.2 miles

$40 - $65

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

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The quickest way to get from Altoona to Rhode Island is to fly which costs $130 - $550 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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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 Providence via State College, PA and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Altoona to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Altoona Amtrak and arriving at Providence Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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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 10 h 15 min and costs $180 - $500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min 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, depart from Altoona Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Altoona to Rhode Island is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs $130 - $550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $500 and takes 10 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs $35 - $110 and takes 11 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Altoona to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 366.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

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

Southern Airways Express, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Altoona to Warwick every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Altoona to Providence via Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from State College to Providence via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from State College to Providence via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Altoona to Providence via Baltimore, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Altoona to Providence via Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Altoona to Providence via Pittsburgh, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Altoona to Providence via Pittsburgh, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from State College to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from State College to Providence via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Altoona to Providence via Pittsburgh, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Altoona to Providence via Pittsburgh, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Altoona to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Altoona Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
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
Train from Altoona Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Altoona, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from State College, PA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from New York, NY to Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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There is no direct flight from State College Airport to Providence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 33 min and has one stopover.

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Altoona to Rhode Island bus services, operated by DATTCO, arrive at Providence 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 7 h 57 min to drive from Altoona to Rhode Island.

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

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There are 76+ hotels available in Rhode Island. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Altoona to Altoona Airport is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs $45 - $55.

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