There are 4 ways to get from Providence to New Jersey by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 32 min

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

$110 - $310

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal 3469 / ...

$21 - $71

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Newark 192.1 miles

$18 - $28

Fly  •  3 h 6 min

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

$173 - $554

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to New Jersey is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to New Jersey is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Newark, Nj via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Providence and New Jersey is 199 miles. The road distance is 192.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $110 - $310.

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The train from Providence Amtrak to Newark Penn Station takes 3 h 32 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Providence to New Jersey bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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  • Distance: 198.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and New Jersey, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to Newark every 2 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 3 h 32 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Providence to Newark every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Greyhound USA also services this route hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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
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
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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