There are 6 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Providence by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Providence  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Providence (PVD) PIT - PVD

$165 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to New York, NY Via State College
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI

$54 - $73

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Fly to Boston, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Boston (BOS) PIT - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak

$155 - $429

Train  •  13 h 19 min

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

$179 - $483

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to New York, Ny 1684 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$63 - $141

Drive  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Providence 555.5 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Providence is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Providence is to fly and train which costs $150 - $430 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Providence. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, PA and arriving at Providence, RI via Manhattan, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Providence. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Providence Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 19 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Providence is 459 miles. The road distance is 555.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Providence without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 58 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Pittsburgh to Providence, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Providence bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Pittsburgh, PA station.

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Pittsburgh to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Providence is to fly which takes 5 h 36 min and costs $160 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 12 h 58 min, you could also train, which costs $170 - $490 and takes 13 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Providence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Pittsburgh to Providence bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Providence, RI station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Providence.
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  • Distance: 459.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Providence hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Providence via New York, NY and Manhattan, NY in around 12 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Providence via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Providence via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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 to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
Amtrak

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
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
Website
gobuses.com
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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
Website
peterpanbus.com

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