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

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Fly Reagan Washington to Providence  •  3 h 16 min

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

$60 - $305

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal 2428 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence

$38 - $99

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Providence  •  3 h 21 min

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

$138 - $482

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Providence  •  4 h 2 min

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

$121 - $462

Fly Reagan Washington to Boston, train  •  4 h

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

$99 - $303

Fly Washington Dulles to Boston, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Boston (BOS) IAD - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak

$100 - $330

Train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$190 - $550

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny 2908 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Providence, Ri 3434 / ...

$54 - $129

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Providence 409.1 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington station to Providence. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - Union Station and arriving at 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Providence Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Washington and Providence is 361 miles. The road distance is 409.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Providence without a car is to train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Washington to Providence, including transfers.

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Washington to Providence bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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Washington to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Providence is to fly which takes 3 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 8 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 20 min.

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Washington to Providence 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 Washington to Providence.
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  • Distance: 360.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Washington to Providence every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Providence hourly. Tickets cost $190 - $550 and the journey takes 5 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
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 Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from Washington Union Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$190 - $360
First Class Seat
$310 - $550
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
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
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 Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Providence, Ri
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Washington to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Providence is 409 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to drive from Washington to Providence.

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

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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 Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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