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There are 8 ways to get from Providence to Manhattan by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  3h 27m

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

$17 - $30

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Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Providence to New York Moynihan Train Hall Northeast Regional / ...

$35 - $120

Bus via 86 St  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...

$27 - $45

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Providence to Manhattan 175.2 miles

$17 - $25

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Providence to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA

$48 - $259

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK  •  4h 16m

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

$84 - $300

Fly Providence to Newark, subway  •  3h 47m

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the subway from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to 86 St

$94 - $362

Train to Boston, fly to Newark  •  4h 34m

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

$44 - $279

Providence to Manhattan by train

The train journey time between Providence and Manhattan is around 3h 26m and covers a distance of around 187 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 57m. Operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional and Amtrak, the Providence to Manhattan train service departs from Providence and arrives in New York Moynihan Train Hall. Typically 92 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Manhattan is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 21m.

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The fastest way to get from Providence to Manhattan is to drive which takes 3h 21m and costs $17 - $25.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Providence, RI and arriving at Manhattan, NY. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence and arriving at New York Moynihan Train Hall. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Providence and Manhattan is 152 miles. The road distance is 175.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 3h 27m and costs $17 - $30.

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The bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY takes 3h 27m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Providence to Manhattan bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Providence, RI station.

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Providence to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Providence station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Manhattan is to bus which takes 3h 27m and costs $17 - $30. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $120 and takes 3h 39m.

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  • Distance: 151.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Go Buses operates a bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 3h 27m. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Providence to New York Moynihan Train Hall hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $120 and the journey takes 3h 39m. Amtrak also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Boston to Newark via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $220
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$11 - $240
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$11 - $230
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $260
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $160
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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 Providence to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from Providence to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to 86 St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
gobuses.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Providence to New York
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Providence to Manhattan bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Manhattan, NY station.

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Providence to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Manhattan is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Providence to Manhattan.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 4175+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 31 min and costs $2.

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