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There are 5 ways to get from Providence to Brandeis University by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 553 bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the line 553 bus from Otis St @ Summer St to South St @ Turner St 553

$9 - $164

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from North Station to Brandeis/Roberts Fitchburg Line

$13 - $169

Bus, line 553 bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to Boston 3434 / ...
  2. Take the line 553 bus from Otis St @ Summer St to South St @ Turner St 553

$14 - $31

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Providence to Brandeis University 49.9 miles

$260 - $320

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Brandeis University 49.9 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Brandeis University is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Brandeis University is to taxi which costs $260 - $320 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Brandeis University. However, there are services departing from Providence and arriving at South St @ Turner St via Otis St @ Summer St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Providence and Brandeis University is 39 miles. The road distance is 49.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Brandeis University without a car is to train and line 553 bus which takes 2 h 16 min and costs $9 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Providence to Brandeis University, including transfers.

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Providence to Brandeis University bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Providence station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Brandeis University is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $12 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus and line 553 bus, which costs $13 - $35 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Providence to Brandeis University bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at South St @ Turner St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Brandeis University is 50 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Providence to Brandeis University.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Brandeis University.
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  • Distance: 38.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Brandeis University, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Brandeis University via Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, North Station, and Brandeis/Roberts in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Brandeis University via Boston, Otis St @ Summer St, and South St @ Turner St in around 2 h 43 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 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 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
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from North Station to Brandeis/Roberts
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Otis St @ Summer St to South St @ Turner St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
MBTA
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.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 Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Other operators
Taxi from Providence to Brandeis University
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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