There are 9 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Providence by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$49

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  3 h 52 min

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

$19 - $35

7 alternative options

Train via New Haven Union Station Amtrak  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$102 - $264

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Providence, Ri 3434 / ...

$28 - $63

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Providence 182.8 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Newark to Providence  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD

$189 - $569

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$76 - $270

Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  4 h 14 min

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

$88 - $317

Fly New York JFK to Boston, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$79 - $313

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Providence is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Providence is to fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Providence is 153 miles. The road distance is 182.8 miles.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak takes 3 h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Providence Amtrak. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Providence every 2 hours. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Providence every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$49
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$49
Business Class
$80 - $140
First Class
$198
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
Bus operators
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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