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There are 9 ways to get from Providence to Bethesda by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly Providence to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PVD - DCA
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$61 - $310

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  9 h 22 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, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Silver Spring

$44 - $86

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Fly Providence to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PVD - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$122 - $467

Fly Providence to Baltimore, train, subway  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Baltimore (BWI) PVD - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station

$139 - $491

Train to Boston, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA

$99 - $453

Train to Boston, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD
  3. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$100 - $480

Train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$197 - $519

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Bethesda, MD

$47 - $99

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Bethesda 411.7 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Bethesda is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Bethesda is to fly and subway which costs $60 - $310 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Providence and arriving at Bethesda, MD via Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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The distance between Providence and Bethesda is 360 miles. The road distance is 411.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Bethesda without a car is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs $190 - $550.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Providence to Bethesda, including transfers.

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Providence to Bethesda bus services, operated by DATTCO, depart from Providence station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Bethesda is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs $190 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $100 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Providence to Bethesda bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Bethesda, MD station.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 359.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to Bethesda hourly. Tickets cost $190 - $550 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Bethesda via New York, NY and Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Providence to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$190 - $360
First Class Seat
$310 - $550
Bus operators
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Providence to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Bethesda, MD
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com
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
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Bethesda is 412 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to drive from Providence to Bethesda.

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Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Providence Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 859+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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