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

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Train  •  3h 15m

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

$39 - $116

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Bus  •  3h 35m

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

$24 - $45

5 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Providence to Manhattan 174.8 miles

$17 - $25

Fly Providence to Newark  •  3h 5m

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

$169 - $569

Train to Boston, fly to Newark  •  4h 24m

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

$90 - $534

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK  •  4h 23m

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

$89 - $396

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4h 38m

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

$82 - $394

Questions & Answers

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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 quickest way to get from Providence to Manhattan is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 3h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Convention Center, Providence, RI and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence station to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak Station and arriving at 86 St via 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Providence and Manhattan is 152 miles. The road distance is 174.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs $35 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Providence to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Providence to Manhattan bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Convention Center, Providence, RI station.

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Providence to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Providence Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 151.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 4m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Convention Center, Providence, RI to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 35m. Greyhound USA also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Train operators
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 Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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 Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Boston / South Station Trains
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
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
Every 4 hours
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.

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
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The best way to get from Providence to Manhattan is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs $35 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $45 and takes 3h 35m, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $600 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Providence to Manhattan bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Providence to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn 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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United Airlines offers flights from Providence Airport to Newark Airport.

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Book your Providence to Manhattan bus tickets online with Busbud and Greyhound.

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There are 2323+ 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 66 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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