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

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Bus  •  2 h

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

$14 - $35

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

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

$108 - $272

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to Providence 86.8 miles

$8 - $13

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

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No, there is no direct train from Hartford to Providence. However, there are services departing from Hartford Amtrak and arriving at Providence Amtrak via New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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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 2 h and costs .

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The bus from Harford, CT to Providence, RI - Providence Terminal takes 2 h including transfers and departs once 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, depart from Hartford Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Providence is to bus which takes 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Hartford to Providence once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartford to Providence via New Haven Union Station in around 2 h 45 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
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
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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

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