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

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Fly Reagan Washington to Providence  •  3h 18m

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

$105 - $445

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Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to 300 W 31st St, NYC FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Providence, RI Manhattan-Providence / ...

$30 - $46

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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

$120 - $473

Fly Washington Dulles to Providence  •  3h 53m

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

$140 - $3,610

Fly Reagan Washington to Boston, train  •  4h 49m

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

$80 - $435

Fly Washington Dulles to Boston, train  •  5h 18m

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

$110 - $530

Train  •  6h 9m

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

$50 - $190

Bus via Union Station, Washington, DC  •  9h 5m

  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

$67 - $95

Drive  •  7h 19m

  1. Drive from Washington to Providence 404.6 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Providence is to bus which costs $29 - $50 and takes 8h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Providence is to fly which costs $100 - $450 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Providence. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Providence, RI via Manhattan, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Providence Amtrak Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Washington and Providence is 361 miles. The road distance is 404.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Providence without a car is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs $50 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Washington to Providence, including transfers.

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Washington to Providence bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Washington DC station.

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Washington to Providence train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Providence is to fly which takes 3h 18m and costs $100 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $190 and takes 6h 9m, you could also bus, which costs $29 - $50 and takes 8h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Providence.
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  • Distance: 360.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Washington to Providence every 2 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Providence Amtrak Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6h 9m. 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 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Baltimore to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Baltimore to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 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

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Washington Union Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Back Bay to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to 300 W 31st St, NYC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
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
$35 - $55
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
$30 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Providence is 405 miles. It takes approximately 7h 19m to drive from Washington to Providence.

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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 Providence. Prices start at $100 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 $2 - $3.

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