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There are 7 ways to get from Providence to Fire Island by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...

$125 - $313

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Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New London, Ct
  2. Take the car ferry from New London to Orient Point
  3. Take the bus from Orient Point Ferry Dock to Riverhead County Center S92
  4. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to No Pick Ups S66

$36 - $80

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville / ...

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Islip 213.3 miles

$20 - $30

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 24 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 Jamaica to Islip

$83 - $462

Fly Providence to Newark, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon

$198 - $587

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 26 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 Woodside to Babylon

$81 - $426

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Fire Island is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Fire Island is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Fire Island. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Islip Town Hall via New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Railroad Avenue and Railroad Avenue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

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The distance between Providence and Fire Island is 121 miles. The road distance is 213.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Fire Island without a car is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Providence to Fire Island, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Providence to Fire Island is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs $120 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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Providence to Fire Island bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave station.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Fire Island.
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  • Distance: 121 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Fire Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Islip via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Babylon, and No Pick Ups in around 5 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Islip via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Railroad Avenue, Middle Road, and Railroad Avenue in around 7 h 58 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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 La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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.

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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
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
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
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Islip
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Train from Woodside to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
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
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.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 New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Orient Point Ferry Dock to Riverhead County Center
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to No Pick Ups
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from New London to Orient Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Fire Island is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Providence to Fire Island.

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Cape Air, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Fire Island. Prices start at $102 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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