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

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Train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover Morris & Essex Line

$67 - $91

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Bus, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover Morris & Essex Line

$20 - $63

7 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$24 - $51

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Dover 213.8 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Providence to Newark, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover

$180 - $567

Train to Boston, fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover

$78 - $460

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover

$87 - $470

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover

$83 - $431

Fly Providence to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover

$197 - $603

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Dover is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Dover is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Dover. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at W Blackwell St At Morris St via Port Authority Bus Terminal, Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop and Rail Station Parking Lot Off Morris St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak Station and arriving at Dover via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Providence and Dover is 177 miles. The road distance is 213.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Dover without a car is to train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $65 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Providence to Dover, including transfers.

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

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Providence to Dover train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Dover is to train which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $65 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $55 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Dover.
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  • Distance: 176.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Dover, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Dover via New York Penn Station in around 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Providence to Dover every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
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
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Broad St to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
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

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Providence to Dover bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Providence to Dover train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Dover station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Dover is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to drive from Providence to Dover.

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United Airlines offers flights from Providence Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $79 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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