There are 4 ways to get from Providence to Cambridge by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$6 - $160

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma 3434 / ...

$11 - $25

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Providence to Cambridge 47.6 miles

$250 - $300

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Cambridge 47.6 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Cambridge is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Cambridge is to train which costs $6 - $160 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Providence and Cambridge is 41 miles. The road distance is 47.6 miles.

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The train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak takes 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Providence, Ri and arriving at Boston, Ma. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 48 min. MBTA also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Providence to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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 Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Other operators
Taxi from Providence to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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