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There are 8 ways to get from Providence to Long Island City by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 18 min

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

$117 - $301

Cheapest option

Bus Go Buses  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY

$21

6 alternative options

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

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Long Island City 179.5 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Providence to Newark  •  3 h 42 min

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

$192 - $572

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 5 min

  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  •  4 h 2 min

  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

$78 - $453

Train to Boston, fly to Newark  •  4 h 15 min

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

$90 - $465

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Long Island City is to bus which costs $21 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Long Island City is to train which costs $110 - $310 and takes 3 h 18 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 18 min and costs $110 - $310.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 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 18 min and costs $110 - $310. 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 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 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 1902+ hotels available in Long Island City. Prices start at $109 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 18 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 hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $300 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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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 New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
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
3 h 4 min
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
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
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
gobuses.com

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

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