There are 7 ways to get from Providence to Grand Central Terminal 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.

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Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central New Haven / ...

$110 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  3 h 42 min

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

$20 - $40

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny 3469 / ...

$28 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Grand Central Terminal 180.7 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Providence to Newark  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR

$189 - $569

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 27 min

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

$128 - $415

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK  •  4 h 16 min

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

$134 - $458

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Grand Central Terminal is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Grand Central Terminal is to drive which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $17 - $26.

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The distance between Providence and Grand Central Terminal is 245 km. The road distance is 289 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Providence to Grand Central Terminal, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence to Grand Central Terminal. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Grand Central via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Grand Central Terminal via Stamford Amtrak and Stamford in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Providence to Grand Central Terminal every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $210
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1, Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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