There are 7 ways to get from Providence to Toms River 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus via New York, NY - Varick St & N. Moore St  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Varick St & N. Moore St to Toms River, NJ

$80 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 36 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 Toms River Park & Ride 319 / ...

$27 - $76

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride 319 / ...

$66 - $99

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Toms River 258.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Providence to Newark, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Terminal B to Nj Rt 37 At Central Ave#

$179 - $572

Train to Boston, fly to Newark, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  3. Take the bus from Terminal B to Nj Rt 37 At Central Ave#

$77 - $465

Fly Providence to Philadelphia, train, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - Varick St & N. Moore St to Toms River, NJ

$215 - $622

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Toms River is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Toms River is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Providence and Toms River is 196 miles. The road distance is 258.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Providence to Toms River, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Toms River. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Toms River Park & Ride via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Toms River, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Providence to Toms River via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 5 h 36 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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 10 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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 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 Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Academy Bus LLC
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Varick St & N. Moore St to Toms River, NJ
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $22
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Terminal B to Nj Rt 37 At Central Ave#
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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

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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