Cheap train tickets from Providence to Boston

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How much are train tickets from Providence to Boston?

Lowest Price$18.56
Fastest0h 34m
Daily Schedules45
train companies3
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Overall score for Providence to Boston
4.7
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
2.0
Condition
4.0

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.8
Staff
4.3
Value
4.2
Condition
4.8
Jessica
5.0
September 2, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Very quick
Cons
More announcements for stops
Leonard
4.0
July 30, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The overall professionalism of staff and.on-time nature of journey

Is the train from Providence to Boston a good day trip?

The train from Providence to Boston makes for a great day-trip. On the Amtrak Northeast Regional, the average trip duration is just 51 minutes, while on the Acela it is just 46 minutes. Trains for Boston depart as early as 7:00 a.m. on weekends and 5:30 a.m. on weekdays. For your return trip, the last train of the day departs for Providence at around 9:30 p.m. on both weekends and weekdays. Boston has plenty of activities to keep you busy for a day trip, including the historic Freedom Trail, Boston Common, Harvard Square in Cambridge, Fenway Park and more.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Providence to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Providence to Boston is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Providence to Boston was $39.37. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $4.53 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Providence to Boston?

The distance between Providence and Boston is approximately 41.27 miles, or 66.40 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 34 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Providence to Boston?

On Tuesday trains from Providence to Boston are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Acela has the most frequent connections between Providence to Boston

Typically there are 45 schedules to compare for your trip to Boston. On the route to Boston 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Acela offers the most scheduled departures between Providence to Boston, usually offering 23 trips per day. 45 train trips per day are direct connections to Boston, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Providence to Boston, which start at $13.26.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Providence to Boston

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Providence to Boston start from $22.54, and on average cost $59.30. Daily there are 8 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Providence leaves from Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St, And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station.

From Providence to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 0 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 34 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $68.13 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
0h 46m
Avg. Price
$59.30

Amtrak Acela

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Providence to Boston start from $55.69, and on average cost $64.02. Daily there are 23 Amtrak Acela schedules to Boston. Amtrak Acela in Providence leaves from Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St, And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station.

From Providence to Boston train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 0 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 34 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $64.75 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Meal
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
0h 44m
Avg. Price
$64.02

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Providence to Boston start from $18.56, and on average cost $23.93. Daily there are 20 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Boston. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Providence leaves from Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St, And in Boston trains arrive at South Station and one other train station.

From Providence to Boston train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 0 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 34 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 16 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $25.02 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
0h 49m
Avg. Price
$23.93

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Providence on their way to Boston. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Providence are:
  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Boston. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Boston:
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St