There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Rhode Island by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak Acela Express

$140 - $390

Cheapest option

Bus Go Buses  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Market St & 6th St to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI

$29 - $39

5 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$35 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Providence 275.4 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Philadelphia to Providence  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD

$119 - $389

Fly Philadelphia to Boston, train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$128 - $349

Train to Newark, fly to Providence  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD

$198 - $615

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Rhode Island is to fly which costs $110 - $390 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Rhode Island is 227 miles. The road distance is 275.4 miles.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak takes 4 h 32 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak station and arriving at Providence Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Providence every 4 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $390 and the journey takes 4 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Providence via New York, Ny and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $290
First Class Seat
$240 - $390
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Bus operators
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 Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
gobuses.com

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