There are 5 ways to get from Providence to Jamestown by bus, ferry, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Kennedy Plaza to Conanicus Fs Narragansett 14

$2

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Providence, RI to Newport, RI Seastreak
  2. Take the ferry from Perrotti Park, Newport, RI to Jamestown, RI

$36 - $45

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Providence to Jamestown 31.7 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Jamestown 31.7 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from Providence to Jamestown 31.7 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Jamestown is to bus which costs $2 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Jamestown is to taxi which costs $90 - $120 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kennedy Plaza and arriving at Conanicus Fs Narragansett. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Providence to Jamestown. However, there are services departing from Providence, RI and arriving at Jamestown, RI via Perrotti Park, Newport, RI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Providence and Jamestown is 23 miles. The road distance is 31.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Jamestown without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 11 min and costs $2.

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The bus from Kennedy Plaza to Conanicus Fs Narragansett takes 1 h 11 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Providence to Jamestown bus services, operated by RIPTA, depart from Kennedy Plaza station.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Jamestown.
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  • Distance: 22.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Jamestown, RI, USA?

RIPTA operates a bus from Providence to Jamestown twice daily. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min.

Bus operators
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Kennedy Plaza to Conanicus Fs Narragansett
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Ferry operators
Sea Streak
Phone
+1 800-262-8743
Website
seastreak.com
Ferry from Providence, RI to Newport, RI
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
seastreak.com
Jamestown Newport Ferry
Website
jamestownnewportferry.com
Ferry from Perrotti Park, Newport, RI to Jamestown, RI
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
jamestownnewportferry.com
Other operators
Uber Rhode Island
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Providence to Jamestown
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$35 - $50
UberXL
$60 - $80
Taxi from Providence to Jamestown
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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