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There are 4 ways to get from Providence to Norwood by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Back Bay to Norwood Depot Franklin Line

$10 - $166

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Bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to Boston 3434 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Forest Hills to Washington St @ Railroad Ave 34E

$14 - $31

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Providence to Norwood 31.4 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Norwood 31.4 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Norwood is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Norwood is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Norwood. However, there are services departing from Providence and arriving at Washington St @ Railroad Ave via Essex St @ Atlantic Ave, Dudley Station and Forest Hills. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence station to Norwood. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak Station and arriving at Norwood Depot via Back Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Providence and Norwood is 28 miles. The road distance is 31.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Norwood without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $9 - $170.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Providence to Norwood, including transfers.

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Providence to Norwood bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Providence station.

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

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The best way to get from Providence to Norwood is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $9 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $13 - $35 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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  • Distance: 28 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Providence to Norwood via Back Bay in around 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Norwood via Boston, Essex St @ Atlantic Ave, Dudley Station, and Forest Hills in around 3 h 13 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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station 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
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
Train from Back Bay to Norwood Depot
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
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 Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Forest Hills to Washington St @ Railroad Ave
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
MBTA
Other operators
Taxi from Providence to Norwood
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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Providence to Norwood bus services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Washington St @ Railroad Ave station.

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Providence to Norwood train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Norwood Depot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Norwood is 31 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Providence to Norwood.

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There are 723+ hotels available in Norwood. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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