There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Rhode Island by train, bus, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 56 min.
The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Rhode Island is to train which costs $60 - $160 and takes 28 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Providence, Ri. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston Back Bay Station station and arriving at Providence Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.
The distance between Cambridge and Rhode Island is 48 miles. The road distance is 47.9 miles.
The best way to get from Cambridge to Rhode Island without a car is to train which takes 28 min and costs $60 - $160.
The train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Cambridge to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.
Cambridge to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.
The best way to get from Cambridge to Rhode Island is to train which takes 28 min and costs $60 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $24 and takes 1 h 5 min.
What companies run services between Cambridge, MA, USA and Rhode Island, USA?
Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Cambridge to Providence hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Cambridge to Providence hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 3 hours.
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.
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak
- Ave. Duration
- 28 min
- Estimated price
- $60 - $160
- Business Seat
- $60 - $150
- First Class Seat
- $120 - $160
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.
Bus from Boston, Ma to Providence, Ri
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 5 min
- Estimated price
- $11 - $24
- $11 - $16
- $19 - $24
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