There are 6 ways to get from Long Island to Providence by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Ronkonkoma
  2. Acela Express

$123 - $318

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 8 min

  1. S58
  2. S92

$32 - $77

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. S58
  2. S92

$84 - $227

Bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. 495

$39 - $78

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. 214.5 miles

$21 - $35

Train, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. JFK - BOS

$129 - $465

Questions & Answers

The distance between Long Island and Providence is 178 km. The road distance is 343 km.

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Providence is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Long Island to Providence is to drive which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $21 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Providence. However, there are services departing from Hammond Lane and arriving at Providence, RI via Smithtown LIRR, Islip, NY, White Plains, Ny and New Haven, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 47 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Long Island to Providence, including transfers.

What companies run services between Long Island, NY, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

You can take a train from Centereach to Providence via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Providence via Smithtown Town Hall, Smithtown LIRR, Long Island Motor Parkway, Islip, NY, White Plains, NY, White Plains, Ny, New Haven, Ct, and New Haven, CT in around 8 h 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
Train from New London Union Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $160
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Smith Lane to Riverhead County Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New London, Ct to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from White Plains, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gobuses.com
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from Orient Point to New London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42

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