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

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$140 - $390

Cheapest option

Bus Go Buses  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St

$29 - $39

5 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa 3213 / ...

$35 - $71

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Philadelphia 278.9 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Providence to Philadelphia  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL

$119 - $389

Train to Boston, fly to Philadelphia  •  4 h 30 min

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

$107 - $462

Fly Providence to Newark, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$198 - $617

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Philadelphia is to bus which costs $29 - $40 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $110 - $390 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Providence and Philadelphia is 236 miles. The road distance is 278.9 miles.

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The train from Providence Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak takes 4 h 33 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to Philadelphia every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $390 and the journey takes 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Philadelphia via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $290
First Class Seat
$240 - $390
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
gobuses.com

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