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There are 9 ways to get from Virginia to Rhode Island by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Providence  •  3 h 46 min

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

$59 - $304

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Fly Reagan Washington to Boston, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) DCA - BOS
  2. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro

$118 - $334

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Providence  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Providence (PVD) IAD - PVD

$120 - $461

Subway to Baltimore, fly to Providence  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Providence (PVD) BWI - PVD

$88 - $522

Bus to Richmond, fly to Boston, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Allison St Eastbound Station to Vcu Medical Center Eastbound Station
  2. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Boston (BOS) RIC - BOS
  3. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro

$110 - $278

Bus Sprinter Bus  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Virginia Beach, VA to New York, NY - Times Square 37th St Newport News
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$61 - $82

Train  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Norfolk Amtrak Station to Providence Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$124 - $254

Bus Rockledge Bus  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, VA to 59 Canal Street, NY Norfolk
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Providence, Ri 3434 / ...

$60 - $105

Drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Virginia Beach to Providence 538.9 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Virginia to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Virginia to Rhode Island is to fly which costs $55 - $310 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Virginia to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Pacific & 25Th1/2 and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via Shore & Pleasure House, Virginia Beach, VA and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 46 min.

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The distance between Virginia and Rhode Island is 492 miles. The road distance is 538.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Virginia to Rhode Island without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 46 min and costs $60 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Virginia to Rhode Island, including transfers.

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Virginia to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Sprinter Bus, depart from Virginia Beach, VA station.

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The best way to get from Virginia to Rhode Island is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $55 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $85 and takes 12 h 46 min, you could also train, which costs $120 - $260 and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Virginia to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 491.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Alexandria to Warwick every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Virginia Beach to Providence via Shore & Pleasure House, Wesleyan & Diamond Springs, Virginia Beach, VA, New York, NY - Times Square 37th St, and New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 12 h 46 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Baltimore to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Richmond to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Richmond to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Richmond to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Richmond to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Richmond to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk Amtrak Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$190 - $250
Bus operators
GRTC
Phone
(804) 358-4782
Email
webcustomerservice@ridegrtc.com
Website
ridegrtc.com
Bus from Allison St Eastbound Station to Vcu Medical Center Eastbound Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
More information at
GRTC
Sprinter Bus
Website
sprinterbus.net
Bus from Virginia Beach, VA to New York, NY - Times Square 37th St
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Schedules at
sprinterbus.net
Book at
gotobus.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
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Norfolk, VA to 59 Canal Street, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Lion VA
Phone
+1-917-398-0398
Email
help@ilikebus.com
Website
lionva.com
Bus from Norfolk to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
lionva.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Virginia to Rhode Island is 539 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to drive from Virginia to Rhode Island.

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

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There are 73+ hotels available in Rhode Island. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Virginia to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $3.

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