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There are 4 ways to get from Providence to Harvard University by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the subway from South Station to Harvard Red Line

$10 - $161

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Bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to Boston 3434 / ...

$15 - $28

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Providence to Harvard University 47.9 miles

$250 - $300

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Harvard University 47.9 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Harvard University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Harvard University is to taxi which costs $250 - $300 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Providence and Harvard University is 41 miles. The road distance is 47.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Harvard University without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $10 - $170.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Providence to Harvard University, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Harvard University is 48 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Providence to Harvard University.

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There are 784+ hotels available in Harvard University. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 41.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Providence to Harvard University every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Greyhound USA also services this route 3 times a day.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
MBTA
Subway from South Station to Harvard
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.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 Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Other operators
Taxi from Providence to Harvard University
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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