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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Cranston by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Providence  •  3h 19m

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

$60 - $305

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Bus via Union Station, Washington, DC  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Convention Center, Providence, RI Peter Pan / ...

$43 - $78

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Providence  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Providence (PVD) BWI - PVD

$118 - $434

Fly Washington Dulles to Providence  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Providence (PVD) IAD - PVD

$120 - $460

Fly Reagan Washington to Boston, train  •  5h 19m

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

$99 - $403

Train to Baltimore, fly to Boston, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Boston (BOS) BWI - BOS
  3. Take the train from Back Bay to Providence

$92 - $432

Train  •  6h 53m

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

$91 - $294

Bus  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Washington DC-NYC
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI Manhattan-Providence / ...

$49

Drive  •  7h 16m

  1. Drive from Washington to Cranston 401 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cranston is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Cranston is to fly which costs $55 - $310 and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Cranston. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at Pontiac Ns Park via Manhattan, NY and Washington Ns Mathewson. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 36m.

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The distance between Washington and Cranston is 358 miles. The road distance is 401 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cranston without a car is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs $90 - $300.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Washington to Cranston, including transfers.

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Washington to Cranston bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cranston is to fly which takes 3h 19m and costs $55 - $310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $300 and takes 6h 53m, you could also bus, which costs $49 and takes 9h 36m.

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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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Washington to Cranston bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Providence, RI station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Cranston.
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  • Distance: 357.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Cranston, RI, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Washington to Cranston every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Cranston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $210 - $300 and the journey takes 6h 11m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Baltimore to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Washington Union Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$85 - $190
Business Class Seat
$140 - $250
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
Train from Washington Union Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $300
First Class
$300 - $460
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.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 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
gobuses.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
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 Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from New York, Ny to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Cranston is 401 miles. It takes approximately 7h 16m to drive from Washington to Cranston.

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

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There are 83+ hotels available in Cranston. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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