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There are 4 ways to get from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island by tram, train, bus, taxi or car

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Tram, train

  1. Take the tram from Eliot to Copley
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Providence

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Newton, MA to Providence, RI

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Providence

Drive

  1. Drive from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Providence
Needham St @ Charlemont St → Rhode Island
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The cheapest way to get from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Eliot and arriving at Providence via Back Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 32m.

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The distance between Needham St @ Charlemont St and Rhode Island is 41 miles. The road distance is 42.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island without a car is to tram and train which takes 2h 32m and costs $1 - $95.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island, including transfers.

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Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island train services, operated by MBTA, depart from Eliot station.

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Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Providence station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island is 43 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island.

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Map of how to get from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 40.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Needham St @ Charlemont St, MA, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

Go Buses operates a bus from Newton, MA to Providence, RI twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 15m.

Train operators
MBTA
Phone
+1-617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Tram from Eliot to Copley
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Senior
$2
Adult
$3
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $13
Website
MBTA
children 11 and under
$0
Adult
$10 - $13
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$16 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$28 - $85
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $90
First Class - Child 2-12
$55 - $90
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$100 - $160
First Class - Adult
$110 - $180
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855-888-7160
Email
reservations@gobuses.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Newton, MA to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Website
gobuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Needham St @ Charlemont St to Providence
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Top Cab
Phone
+1 617-266-4800
Metro Cab
Phone
+1 617-782-5500
Website
boston-cab.com
Boston Cab
Phone
+1 617-536-5010
Website
bostoncab.us

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