There are 4 ways to get from Providence to Fairfield University by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 50 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  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Haven, CT via New Haven

$16 - $52

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Fairfield University 125.9 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Fairfield Metro

$197 - $598

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 50 min. Alternatively, Go Buses operates a bus from Providence to Fairfield University hourly. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 2 h. Megabus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
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
Train from Grand Central to Fairfield Metro
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$18 - $21
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gobuses.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Providence and Fairfield University is 170 km. The road distance is 201 km.

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

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

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 50 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Providence to Fairfield University, including transfers.