There are 5 ways to get from New Jersey to Providence by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$45 - $70

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$28 - $52

3 alternative options

Bus via Market St At Broad St  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Providence, Ri 3434 / ...

$33 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Providence 192.1 miles

$18 - $28

Fly  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD

$172 - $554

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Providence. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Providence Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Providence is 199 miles. The road distance is 192.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Providence without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs .

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The train from Newark Penn Station to Providence Amtrak takes 3 h 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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New Jersey to Providence bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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New Jersey to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Providence is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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New Jersey 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 New Jersey to Providence.
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  • Distance: 198.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Providence hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Newark to Providence every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
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 Newark Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $70
Business Class
$80 - $160
First Class
$205
Bus operators
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
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, Ny to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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New Jersey to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Providence is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from New Jersey to Providence.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Providence Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Providence. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs .

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