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There are 6 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Providence  •  2h 1m

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

$99 - $570

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Bus via New York  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave New York / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI Manhattan-Newton / ...

$41 - $71

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Fly to Boston, train  •  3h 31m

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

$91 - $277

Train  •  7h 30m

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

$54 - $196

Bus  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Providence 2605

Drive  •  7h 25m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence 406.9 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence is to fly. Taking this option will cost $95 - $600 and takes 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Providence. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Providence via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Providence is 363 miles. The road distance is 406.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence without a car is to train which takes 7h 30m and costs $50 - $200.

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It takes approximately 2h 1m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence is to fly which takes 2h 1m and costs $95 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $200 and takes 7h 30m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 10h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Providence station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence.
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  • Distance: 362.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 1m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Providence, RI, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Providence every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6h 16m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $340
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Amtrak

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 Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Washington Union Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Providence
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Washington Union Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$85 - $190
Business Class Seat
$140 - $250
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Providence
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
gobuses.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence is 407 miles. It takes approximately 7h 25m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Providence.

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

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There are 77+ hotels available in Providence. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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