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

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Fly Providence to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 26 min

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

$59 - $306

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station 2909 / ...

$39 - $101

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Fly Providence to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 58 min

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

$120 - $460

Fly Providence to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$137 - $487

Train to Boston, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 11 min

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

$97 - $449

Train to Boston, fly to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Baltimore (BWI) BOS - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$110 - $530

Train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$190 - $550

Bus Eastern Bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. NYC-Washington DC

$47 - $79

Drive  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Washington 412.7 miles

$40 - $60

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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 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Washington station. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Washington, DC - Union Station via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Providence Amtrak Station station and arriving at Washington Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 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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The best way to get from Providence to Washington without a car is to train which takes 6 h 10 min and costs $190 - $550.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Providence to Washington, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Providence to Washington is to fly which takes 3 h 26 min and costs $55 - $310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 6 h 10 min, you could also bus, which costs $35 - $110 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Washington.
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  • Distance: 360.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Providence to Washington hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Providence to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $190 - $550 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Providence to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Providence to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
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 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
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
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 New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Providence to Washington bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Washington is 413 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to drive from Providence to Washington.

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Providence Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 831+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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