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There are 6 ways to get from Hershey to Providence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$172 - $458

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Bus via Easton, PA  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Easton, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Easton, PA to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$51 - $128

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to New York
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI

$53 - $54

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Hershey to Providence 344.7 miles

$30 - $50

Line 322 bus to Harrisburg, fly to Boston, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 322 bus from Hershey Intermodal Center to Market Square Transfer Center
  2. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Boston (BOS) MDT - BOS
  3. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak

$189 - $576

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Providence  •  7 h 8 min

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

$151 - $457

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The cheapest way to get from Hershey to Providence is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hershey to Providence is to line 322 bus and fly and train which costs $180 - $600 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hershey to Providence. However, there are services departing from Hershey Intermodal Center and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via Harrisburg, Pa, Easton, PA and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 26 min.

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The distance between Hershey and Providence is 295 miles. The road distance is 344.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Hershey to Providence without a car is to train which takes 9 h 3 min and costs $170 - $460.

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It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Hershey to Providence, including transfers.

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Hershey to Providence bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Harrisburg, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Hershey to Providence is to train which takes 9 h 3 min and costs $170 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $52 - $54 and takes 11 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Harrisburg Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Hershey to Providence.
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  • Distance: 294.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 3 min

What companies run services between Hershey, PA, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

You can take a train from Hershey to Providence via Market Square Transfer Center, Harrisburg Amtrak, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station in around 9 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hershey to Providence via Market Square Transfer Center, S 13th St & Wayne St, Harrisburg, PA, New York, East Broadway, 34 St - Herald Sq, and Manhattan, NY in around 11 h 21 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Harrisburg to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $290
First Class Seat
$240 - $390
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Great Wall Bus
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.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
Greyhound USA

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Easton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Easton, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Easton Transportation Center to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
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
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Hershey Intermodal Center to Market Square Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Hershey to Providence is 345 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Hershey to Providence.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Harrisburg Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Providence. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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