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There are 3 ways to get from Vermont to Rhode Island by bus, train or car

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Bus Megabus, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston, MA
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$29 - $196

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Boston, Ma 3536 / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$35 - $226

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Burlington to Providence 263.2 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Vermont to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vermont to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Vermont and Rhode Island is 200 miles. The road distance is 263.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Vermont to Rhode Island without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs $29 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Vermont to Rhode Island, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vermont to Rhode Island is 263 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Vermont to Rhode Island.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Rhode Island. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vermont to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 200.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Vermont, USA and Rhode Island, USA?

There is no direct connection from Burlington to Providence. However, you can take the bus to Boston, MA, take the walk to Boston South Station, then take the train to Providence Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Burlington to Providence via Boston, Ma and Boston South Station in around 7 h 7 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Megabus
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 Burlingt Transit Ctr to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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