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

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Lowell to North Station Lowell Line
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$14 - $172

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Line 350 bus, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St to Alewife 350
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, MA to Providence, RI

$13 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Lowell to Providence 68.8 miles

$6 - $10

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

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

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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 Cambridge, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Lowell and Providence is 56 miles. The road distance is 68.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Lowell to Providence without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $14 - $180.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Lowell to Providence, including transfers.

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Lowell to Providence bus services, operated by MBTA, depart from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St station.

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The best way to get from Lowell to Providence is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $14 - $180. Alternatively, you can line 350 bus and bus, which costs $13 - $18 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Lowell to Providence bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Providence, RI station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lowell to Providence is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Lowell to Providence.

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  • Distance: 56.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Lowell to Providence via North Station, North Station, Back Bay, and Boston Back Bay Station in around 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lowell to Providence via Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St, Alewife, and Cambridge, MA in around 4 h 24 min.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Lowell to North Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
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 Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Chestnut Ave @ Cambridge St to Alewife
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Cambridge, MA to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Website
gobuses.com

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