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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Perth Amboy North Jersey Coast Line

$65 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St At Smith St 116

$23 - $63

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Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Perth Amboy 213.9 miles

$20 - $35

Fly Providence to Newark, train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Rahway
  3. Take the train from Rahway to Perth Amboy

$190 - $578

Train to Boston, fly to Newark  •  4 h 43 min

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

$88 - $471

Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 46 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 New York Penn Station to Perth Amboy

$138 - $689

Fly Providence to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Perth Amboy

$193 - $598

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Perth Amboy is to drive which costs $20 - $35 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Perth Amboy is to drive which costs $20 - $35 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Perth Amboy. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at High St At Smith St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence to Perth Amboy. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Perth Amboy via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Providence and Perth Amboy is 175 miles. The road distance is 213.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Perth Amboy without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Providence to Perth Amboy, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Providence to Perth Amboy.
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  • Distance: 175.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Perth Amboy, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Perth Amboy via New York Penn Station in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Perth Amboy via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 5 h 2 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Perth Amboy
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Rahway
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Rahway to Perth Amboy
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Perth Amboy
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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

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