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There are 3 ways to get from Hartford to Providence by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Harford, CT to Providence, RI - Providence Terminal Peter Pan

$14 - $35

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Train  •  2h 50m

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

$108 - $272

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Hartford to Providence 86.8 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Providence is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Providence is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Harford, CT and arriving at Providence, RI - Providence Terminal. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Hartford station to Providence station. However, there are services departing from Hartford Amtrak Station and arriving at Providence Amtrak Station via New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Hartford and Providence is 66 miles. The road distance is 86.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Providence without a car is to bus which takes 2h and costs $14 - $35.

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The bus from Harford, CT to Providence, RI - Providence Terminal takes 2h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Hartford to Providence bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Harford, CT station.

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Hartford to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Providence is to bus which takes 2h and costs $14 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $280 and takes 2h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to Providence.
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  • Distance: 66.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Hartford to Providence twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartford to Providence via New Haven Union Station in around 2h 50m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Harford, CT to Providence, RI - Providence Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Hartford to Providence bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Providence, RI - Providence Terminal station.

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Hartford to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Providence is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Hartford to Providence.

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