There are 6 ways to get from Scranton to Providence by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to New York, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$68 - $98

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Bus Go Buses  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to New York, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI

$37 - $67

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Bus, train via Stroudsburg, Pa  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Stroudsburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Stroudsburg DWG to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak

$85 - $127

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to New York, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$38 - $84

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Scranton to Providence 276.5 miles

$27 - $40

Fly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Providence (PVD) AVP - PVD

$186 - $804

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Scranton to Providence. However, there are services departing from Scranton, Pa and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Scranton and Providence is 223 miles. The road distance is 276.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Providence without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Scranton to Providence, including transfers.

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Scranton to Providence bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Scranton, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Providence is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Providence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 43 min and has one stopover.

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Scranton to Providence bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scranton to Providence is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Scranton to Providence.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Providence Airport.

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Map of how to get from Scranton to Providence.
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  • Distance: 222.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Scranton, PA, USA and Providence, RI, USA?

You can take a bus from Scranton to Providence via New York, Ny and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 7 h 50 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Scranton to Providence hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Providence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Providence via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Providence via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Providence via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$49
Business Class
$80 - $140
First Class
$198
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Scranton, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Stroudsburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to Stroudsburg DWG
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Stroudsburg DWG to New York, NY - P.A.B.T
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
gobuses.com

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There are 85+ hotels available in Providence. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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