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There are 7 ways to get from Providence to Manchester by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Springfield, MA
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  3. Take the bus from AMTRAK Station Rensselaer to Equinox Resort

$46 - $90

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Train, bus New England Snow Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Providence to Ruggles
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Killington, VT
  3. Take the bus from Rutland Multi-Modal Transit Center to Manchester Village Post Office

$56 - $89

Train, bus via New York Penn Station  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from AMTRAK Station Rensselaer to Equinox Resort

$114 - $182

Train Amtrak, bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from AMTRAK Station Rensselaer to Equinox Resort

$62 - $277

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Manchester 165 miles

$16 - $24

Train, fly to Rutland, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rutland (RUT) BOS - RUT
  3. Take the bus from Rutland Airport Industrial Park to Manchester Village Post Office

$71 - $257

Train, fly to Albany, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Albany (ALB) BOS - ALB
  3. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Equinox Resort

$212 - $568

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Manchester is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Manchester is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal and arriving at Equinox Resort via Springfield, Ma, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station and AMTRAK Station Rensselaer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Providence and Manchester is 126 miles. The road distance is 165 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Manchester without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 51 min and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Providence to Manchester, including transfers.

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Providence to Manchester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Rutland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Providence to Manchester bus services, operated by Vermont Translines, arrive at Equinox Resort station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Manchester is 165 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Providence to Manchester.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 126.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Manchester, VT, USA?

You can take a bus from Providence to Manchester via Springfield, Ma, Albany, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, East St & Herrick St, and AMTRAK Station Rensselaer in around 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Rutland
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Flights from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Ruggles
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
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
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
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
Amtrak

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 New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
VIA Rail
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from AMTRAK Station Rensselaer to Equinox Resort
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Book at
vttranslines.com
Bus from Albany International Airport to Equinox Resort
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
vttranslines.com
New England Snow Bus
Website
newenglandsnowbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Killington, VT
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
newenglandsnowbus.com
The Bus
Phone
+1 802-773-3244
Website
thebus.com
Bus from Rutland Multi-Modal Transit Center to Manchester Village Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
thebus.com
Bus from Rutland Airport Industrial Park to Manchester Village Post Office
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
thebus.com

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Rutland Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Manchester. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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