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

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Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$123 - $318

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  2. Take the bus from Bridgeport, Ct to Providence, Ri 3434 / ...

$42 - $68

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Smith Lane to Riverhead County Center S58
  2. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock S92
  3. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  4. Take the train from New London Union Station to Providence Amtrak

$91 - $239

Bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake Ronkonkoma to Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl Patchogue-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$44 - $76

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Providence 214.5 miles

$21 - $35

Train, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD

$200 - $589

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Providence. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via Lake Ronkonkoma, Queens Vil, Ny and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Providence is 111 miles. The road distance is 214.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Providence without a car is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Long Island to Providence, including transfers.

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Long Island to Providence bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Lake Ronkonkoma station.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Providence is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $120 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $80 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Long Island 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 Long Island to Providence.
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  • Distance: 111.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Providence via Expressway Drive North, Lake Ronkonkoma, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Vil, Ny, New York, Ny, and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 8 h 54 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to Orient Point Ferry Dock
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
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 Bridgeport, Ct to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Lake Ronkonkoma to Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.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
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
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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