There are 6 ways to get from Newark to Rhode Island by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  3 h 33 min

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

$110 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4 h 55 min

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

$28 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus via Providence, Ri  •  7 h 27 min

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

$34 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Providence 192.1 miles

$18 - $28

Fly to Providence  •  3 h 48 min

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

$172 - $554

Fly to Boston, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro

$91 - $334

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Providence hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 3 h 33 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
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newark and Rhode Island is 245 km. The road distance is 307 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Newark to Rhode Island is to drive which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $18 - $28.

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 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Rhode Island. 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 4 h 55 min.

The train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak takes 3 h 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.