There are 3 ways to get from Providence to Fairfield University by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Fairfield Metro New Haven

$94 - $242

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New Haven, Ct 3469 / ...

$25 - $56

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Fairfield University 125.9 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Fairfield University is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Fairfield University is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Providence and Fairfield University is 107 miles. The road distance is 125.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Providence to Fairfield University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence to Fairfield University. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Fairfield Metro via New Haven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The best way to get from Providence to Fairfield University without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $90 - $250.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Fairfield University.
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  • Distance: 106.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Fairfield University, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Fairfield University via New Haven Union Station Amtrak, New Haven, and Fairfield Metro in around 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Providence to Fairfield University hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 55 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Fairfield Metro
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
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 New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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