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There are 3 ways to get from Providence to Northampton by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal to Springfield, MA

$23 - $48

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Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Northampton Amtrak Vermonter

$113 - $285

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Northampton 96.1 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Northampton is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Northampton is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Providence, RI - Providence Terminal and arriving at Northampton, MA via Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence station to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak Station and arriving at Northampton Amtrak via New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Providence and Northampton is 72 miles. The road distance is 96.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Northampton without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $23 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Providence to Northampton, including transfers.

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

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Providence to Northampton train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Northampton is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $23 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 72.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Northampton, MA, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Providence to Northampton twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Providence to Northampton via New Haven Union Station in around 4 h 56 min.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Northampton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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

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Providence to Northampton bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Springfield, MA station.

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Providence to Northampton train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Northampton Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Northampton is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Providence to Northampton.

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