There are 4 ways to get from Rhode Island to Fire Island by train, bus, car ferry 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

Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...

$70 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus, line 3506 bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station n72
  4. Take the bus from No Pick Ups to Islip Town Hall S40

$34 - $74

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New London, Ct
  2. Take the car ferry from New London to Orient Point
  3. Take the bus from Orient Point Ferry Dock to Riverhead County Center S92
  4. Take the bus from Riverhead County Center to No Pick Ups S66

$36 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Islip 213.3 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Rhode Island to Fire Island is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rhode Island to Fire Island is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rhode Island to Fire Island. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Islip Town Hall via New York, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center and No Pick Ups. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Rhode Island and Fire Island is 113 miles. The road distance is 213.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Fire Island without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs $70 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Rhode Island to Fire Island, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Fire Island is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs $70 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus and line 3506 bus, which costs $30 - $75 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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Rhode Island to Fire Island bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, arrive at Islip Town Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rhode Island to Fire Island is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Rhode Island to Fire Island.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Fire Island. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rhode Island to Fire Island.
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  • Distance: 112.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Rhode Island, USA and Fire Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Islip via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Babylon, and No Pick Ups in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Islip via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Hempstead, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center, Babylon LIRR Station, and No Pick Ups in around 7 h 36 min.

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 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
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
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 Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Bus from Providence, Ri to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from No Pick Ups to Islip Town Hall
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Orient Point Ferry Dock to Riverhead County Center
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Riverhead County Center to No Pick Ups
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from New London to Orient Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42

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