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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Lowell Line
  2. Acela Express / ...

$68 - $172

Cheapest option

Line 13 bus, line 352 bus, bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. 13
  2. 352

$14 - $32

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. 68.8 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Lowell, MA, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

You can take a train from Lowell to Providence via North Station, Back Bay, and Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lowell to Providence via Chestnut Street Burlington, Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St, State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta, and Boston, Ma in around 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Lowell Regional Transit Authority
Website
lrta.com
Bus from Kennedy Center to Chestnut Street Burlington
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
lrta.com
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St to State St @ Washington Mall - State St Sta
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
mbta.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lowell and Providence is 90 km. The road distance is 110 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lowell to Providence is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Lowell to Providence is to drive which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $6 - $10.

No, there is no direct bus from Lowell to Providence. However, there are services departing from Kennedy Center and arriving at Providence, Ri via Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St and Boston, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Lowell to Providence, including transfers.