There are 4 ways to get from Kingston to Newport by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Upper College Fs Campus to Newport Visitor Center 64

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kingston to Newport 16.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Kingston to Newport 16.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kingston to Newport 16.7 miles

$20 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Kingston to Newport is to bus which costs $2 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kingston to Newport is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Upper College Fs Campus and arriving at Newport Visitor Center. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Kingston and Newport is 11 miles. The road distance is 16.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kingston to Newport without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs $2.

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The bus from Upper College Fs Campus to Newport Visitor Center takes 55 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Kingston to Newport bus services, operated by RIPTA, depart from Upper College Fs Campus station.

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Kingston to Newport bus services, operated by RIPTA, arrive at Newport Visitor Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kingston to Newport is 17 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Kingston to Newport.

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The nearest airport to Newport is Providence (PVD) Airport which is 17.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Martha's Vineyard (MVY) (37.2 miles), Boston (BOS) (62.8 miles), Nantucket (ACK) (67.1 miles) and Hartford (BDL) (77.5 miles).

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Map of how to get from Kingston to Newport.
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  • Distance: 10.9 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Kingston, RI, USA and Newport, RI, USA?

RIPTA operates a bus from Kingston to Newport every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 55 min.

Bus operators
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Upper College Fs Campus to Newport Visitor Center
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Other operators
Uber Rhode Island
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kingston to Newport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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uber.com
UberX
$20 - $26
UberXL
$35 - $45
Taxi from Kingston to Newport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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