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

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

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

$45 - $70

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 5 min

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

$28 - $52

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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 42 min

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

$172 - $554

Fly to Boston, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$91 - $334

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

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Rhode Island is to train which costs $45 - $70 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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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 5 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak station and arriving at Providence Amtrak. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Newark and Rhode Island is 153 miles. The road distance is 192.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Rhode Island without a car is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $45 - $70.

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The train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak takes 3 h 28 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Newark to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Newark to Rhode Island is to train which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $55 and takes 5 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs $170 - $600 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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  • Distance: 153.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Providence every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 28 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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Newark to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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Newark to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Rhode Island is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Newark to Rhode Island.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Providence Airport.

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The nearest airport to Rhode Island is Providence (PVD) Airport which is 9.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include Boston (BOS) (49.7 miles), Hartford (BDL) (57 miles), Martha's Vineyard (MVY) (58.6 miles) and Manchester (MHT) (79.1 miles).

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There are 75+ hotels available in Rhode Island. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $2.

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