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

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Fly Buffalo to Providence  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Providence (PVD) BUF - PVD

$101 - $330

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Bus  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Boston South Buses 255 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Providence, Ri 3469 / ...

$66 - $94

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Fly Buffalo to Boston, train  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) BUF - BOS
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to South Attleboro

$96 - $331

Shuttle to Toronto, fly to Providence  •  7h 26m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Providence (PVD) YYZ - PVD

$156 - $390

Train  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Station Acela / ...

$91 - $198

Train, bus  •  13h 42m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to New York VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI Manhattan-Providence / ...

$109 - $190

Drive  •  7h 42m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Providence 452.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Rhode Island is to fly which costs $100 - $330 and takes 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Providence, Ri via Boston South Buses. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to Rhode Island station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at Providence Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 1m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Rhode Island is 381 miles. The road distance is 452.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Rhode Island without a car is to train which takes 12h 1m and costs $90 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Buffalo to Rhode Island, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Buffalo, Ny station.

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Buffalo to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Buffalo Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Rhode Island is to fly which takes 5h 19m and costs $100 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $200 and takes 12h 1m, you could also bus, which costs $65 - $95 and takes 13h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 381.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from Buffalo to Warwick hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Providence via New York Penn Station in around 12h 1m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Buffalo to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Buffalo to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Toronto to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Buffalo to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Buffalo to Providence via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Buffalo to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Buffalo to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Toronto to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to South Attleboro
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
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 Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $85
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$110 - $170
Business
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
gobuses.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Boston South Buses to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$28 - $45
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Providence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 36m and has one stopover.

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Buffalo to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Providence, Ri station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Rhode Island is 452 miles. It takes approximately 7h 42m to drive from Buffalo to Rhode Island.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Providence Airport.

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Book your Buffalo to Rhode Island train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Buffalo to Rhode Island bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Rhode Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 24 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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