There are 9 ways to get from Providence to New York by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 4 min

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

$55 - $80

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal 3459 / ...

$11 - $55

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Bus, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New Haven, Ct 3469 / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central New Haven

$33 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Providence to New York 185.6 miles

$18 - $27

Fly Providence to Newark, train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$188 - $572

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 15 min

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

$77 - $454

Train to Boston, fly to Newark  •  4 h 14 min

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

$86 - $465

Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Worcester
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$132 - $678

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to New York is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to New York is to train which costs $55 - $80 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Providence and New York is 155 miles. The road distance is 185.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to New York without a car is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $55 - $80.

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The train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station takes 3 h 4 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Providence to New York train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Providence Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Providence to New York is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs $55 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $55 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Providence to New York.
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  • Distance: 154.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to New York every 2 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Providence to New York every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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 Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak 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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Worcester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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
Bus from Providence, Ri to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Brown University, RI to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27
Website
gobuses.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Providence to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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

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Providence to New York train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to New York is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Providence to New York.

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United Airlines offers flights from Providence Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1795+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $115 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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