There are 9 ways to get from Providence to Long Island City by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3 h 17 min

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

$62 - $80

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  3 h 49 min

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

$23 - $39

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 47 min

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

$28 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Long Island City 179.5 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Providence to Newark  •  3 h 21 min

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

$192 - $572

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak 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  •  4 h

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

$76 - $451

Train to Boston, fly to Newark  •  4 h 13 min

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

$90 - $465

Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK, subway  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Worcester
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  3. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Court Sq

$131 - $675

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Long Island City is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Long Island City is to train which costs $60 - $85 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Providence and Long Island City is 152 miles. The road distance is 179.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Long Island City without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $60 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Providence to Long Island City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Providence to Long Island City is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $60 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $40 and takes 3 h 49 min, you could also fly, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Long Island City is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Providence to Long Island City.

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United Airlines offers flights from Providence Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1795+ hotels available in Long Island City. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Long Island City.
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  • Distance: 152.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to Long Island City every 2 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Providence to Long Island City every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 35 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 25 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 19 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 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak 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
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
Bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Worcester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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 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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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 66 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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