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There are 10 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Providence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 21 min

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

$110 - $300

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  3 h 54 min

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

$19 - $35

8 alternative options

Train via New Haven Union Station  •  4 h 8 min

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

$102 - $264

Bus Go Buses  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI

$21

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Providence 183.1 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Newark to Providence  •  3 h 14 min

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

$189 - $569

Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  3 h 46 min

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

$81 - $463

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$69 - $416

Fly New York JFK to Boston, train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$73 - $457

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Providence  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD

$197 - $592

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Providence is to bus which costs $21 and takes 5 h 17 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 14 min.

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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 hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Providence is 153 miles. The road distance is 183.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Providence without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $110 - $300.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak takes 2 h 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Grand Central Terminal to Providence bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Providence is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $110 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 3 h 54 min, you could also fly, which costs $180 - $600 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Providence.
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  • Distance: 153.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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 hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $300 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. 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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Train operators
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 New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
Train from New Haven Union Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 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
Website
peterpanbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
gobuses.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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Grand Central Terminal to Providence bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Providence is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Providence.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Providence Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Providence. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Newark Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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