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There are 4 ways to get from Providence to Bard College by 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

Train, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$142 - $355

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to White Plains, Ny
  2. Take the train from Tarrytown to Poughkeepsie
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$39 - $88

2 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to New Paltz
  3. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College C

$42 - $105

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Bard College 177.8 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Bard College is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Bard College is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Bard College. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Red Hook - Bard College via New York, Port Authority, New Paltz Trailways and Poughkeepsie - Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Providence and Bard College is 130 miles. The road distance is 177.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Bard College without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 18 min and costs $140 - $360.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Providence to Bard College, including transfers.

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Providence to Bard College bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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Providence to Bard College bus services, operated by Dutchess County Goverment, NY, arrive at Red Hook - Bard College station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Bard College is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Providence to Bard College.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Bard College.
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  • Distance: 129.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Bard College, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Providence to Bard College via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Port Authority, New Paltz Trailways, Poughkeepsie - Train Station, and Red Hook - Bard College in around 9 h 25 min.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Tarrytown to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$19 - $21
Onboard
$19 - $27
At station
$16 - $20
Bus operators
Dutchess County Goverment, NY
Phone
(845) 473-8424
Website
co.dutchess.ny.us
Bus from Poughkeepsie - Train Station to Red Hook - Bard College
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
dutchessny.gov
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 Providence, Ri to White Plains, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to New Paltz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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