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Train  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Providence Acela / ...

$38 - $114

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Bus via Manhattan, NY  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI Manhattan-Newton / ...

$19 - $32

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Bus  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Convention Center, Providence, RI Peter Pan / ...

$26 - $44

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Bristol 189.6 miles

$18 - $27

Train to Newark, fly to Providence, line 60 bus  •  4h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  3. Take the line 60 bus from Kennedy Plaza to Hope Before Washington

$152 - $508

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train, line 60 bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Providence
  3. Take the line 60 bus from Kennedy Plaza to Hope Before Washington

$89 - $384

Train to Newark, fly to Boston, train, line 60 bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Providence
  4. Take the line 60 bus from Kennedy Plaza to Hope Before Washington

$77 - $338

Train to White Plains, fly to Newport  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Newport (NPT) HPN - NPT

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Boston, train, line 60 bus  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Providence
  4. Take the line 60 bus from Kennedy Plaza to Hope Before Washington

$115 - $375

Manhattan to Bristol by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Manhattan and Bristol is around 4h 15m and covers a distance of around 203 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 36m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and RIPTA, the Manhattan to Bristol service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Hope Before Washington. Typically 88 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 15m
Fastest journey time:
3h 36m
Journey distance:
203 miles
Services per week:
88
Cheapest price:
$38
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:40
Last service departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Bristol train, walk and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Bristol is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Bristol is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and arriving at Hope Before Washington via Kennedy Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Bristol is 154 miles. The road distance is 189.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Bristol without a car is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs $35 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Manhattan to Bristol, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Bristol bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Bristol is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs $35 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $45 and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Manhattan to Bristol bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Convention Center, Providence, RI station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 154.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Bristol, RI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Providence every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 3m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Convention Center, Providence, RI every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 35m. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $310
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$18 - $280
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Tradewind Aviation
Website
flytradewind.com
Flights from White Plains to Newport
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $410
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak

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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Providence
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Providence
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $160
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York to Providence
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
gobuses.com
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Kennedy Plaza to Hope Before Washington
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Bristol is 190 miles. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Manhattan to Bristol.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Providence Airport.

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