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There are 8 ways to get from Providence to Grand Central Terminal by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 31m

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

$110 - $300

Cheapest option

Bus via Convention Center, Providence, RI  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan

$19 - $40

6 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 54m

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

$20 - $40

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Providence to Grand Central Terminal 180.7 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Providence to Newark  •  3h 37m

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

$189 - $569

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4h 21m

  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

$75 - $415

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK  •  4h 22m

  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

$81 - $458

Train to Boston, fly to Newark  •  4h 14m

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

$87 - $462

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

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

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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 3h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence Amtrak Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Providence and Grand Central Terminal is 153 miles. The road distance is 180.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Grand Central Terminal without a car is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs $110 - $300.

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The train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station takes 3h 6m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Providence to Grand Central Terminal train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Grand Central Terminal is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs $110 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $40 and takes 3h 54m, you could also fly, which costs $180 - $600 and takes 3h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Grand Central Terminal.
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  • Distance: 153.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 31m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to Grand Central Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $300 and the journey takes 3h 6m. 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 3h 35m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
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
3h 6m
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
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 23m.

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Providence to Grand Central Terminal 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 Grand Central Terminal train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Grand Central Terminal is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Providence to Grand Central Terminal.

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United Airlines offers flights from Providence Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 2068+ hotels available in Grand Central Terminal. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34m and costs $2.

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