There are 10 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Providence by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly New York JFK to Boston, train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$74 - $299

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from JKF Terminal 4 to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$28 - $48

8 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to Worcester, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Providence, RI - Providence Terminal

$98 - $455

Fly New York JFK to Hyannis, bus, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Hyannis (HYA) JFK - HYA
  2. Take the bus from Barnstable Municipal Airport to Boston South Station
  3. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$178 - $569

Train, train to Newark, fly to Providence  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD

$197 - $583

Train, train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  5. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$96 - $331

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak

$88 - $277

Train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$56 - $60

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 3 min

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

$31 - $68

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Providence 184 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Providence is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Providence is to fly and train which costs $70 - $300 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Providence is 149 miles. The road distance is 184 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Providence, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Providence. However, there are services departing from JKF Terminal 4 and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Providence. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Providence Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Providence, RI, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Providence every 2 hours. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Providence via New York and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Hyannis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$49
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$49
Business Class
$80 - $140
First Class
$198
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Rome2rio guide to
rome2rio.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Providence, RI - Providence Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bus from Barnstable Municipal Airport to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Trans-bridge Lines
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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