There are 9 ways to get from Providence to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly Providence to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PVD - DCA

$59 - $306

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 8 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 Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$39 - $101

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Fly Providence to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Baltimore (BWI) PVD - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$137 - $487

Fly Providence to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PVD - IAD

$120 - $460

Train to Boston, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BOS - DCA

$97 - $449

Train to Boston, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BOS - IAD

$98 - $473

Train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$190 - $550

Bus via NEW CARROLLTON station  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Carrollton, Md 2905 / ...

$53 - $126

Drive  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Washington 412.7 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Washington is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Washington is to fly which costs $55 - $310 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Providence and Washington is 361 miles. The road distance is 412.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Providence to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Washington. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Washington, Dc via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Providence to Washington every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to Washington every 4 hours. Tickets cost $190 - $550 and the journey takes 6 h 22 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Providence to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 Providence Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$190 - $360
First Class Seat
$310 - $550
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
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
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 New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from New York, Ny to New Carrollton, Md
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65

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