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

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What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Providence hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 27 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 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Avg. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Avg. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach
$45 - $70
Business Class
$80 - $160
First Class
$205
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02903, United States of America
Avg. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
gobuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New Jersey to Rhode Island?

The distance between New Jersey and Rhode Island is 303 km. The road distance is 307 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Rhode Island?

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $23 and takes 3 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New Jersey to Rhode Island?

The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Rhode Island is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $50.

Is there a direct train between New Jersey and Rhode Island?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Providence Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

Is there a direct bus between New Jersey and Rhode Island?

No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Newark, NJ and arriving at 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02903, United States of America via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from New Jersey to Rhode Island?

The train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak takes 3 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.