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Trip Summary

There are 12 daily trains from Stamford to Providence. Traveling by train from Stamford to Providence usually takes around 2 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Acela train can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance122 mi (197 km)
Fastest train2h 10m
Lowest price£14.91
Trains per day12
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Stamford to Providence?

In the last month, £37.84 was the average price of a train ticket from Stamford, CT to Providence, RI. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £36.93 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Stamford to Providence will vary between £32 and £67. Planning a train trip to Providence within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Stamford over the next 7 days is £36. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Stamford to Providence by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for May. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £38 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Stamford to Providence in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £58 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Providence from Stamford will be about £36.93 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Stamford to Providence?

2 train services operate from Stamford, Connecticut to Providence, Rhode Island. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 8 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela52h 15m£75.47
Amtrak Northeast Regional82h 48m£29.35
  • Amtrak Acela

    Amtrak Acela

    The Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed rail service. Connecting 15 cities along the Northeast Corridor of the United States, the Acela is Amtrak’s fastest running passenger train, developing a speed of up to 82.2 mph. Acela trains are equipped with free high-speed internet, power outlets and extra comfortable seats. In addition, all Acela passengers have access to the line’s signature Corridor Café where they can unwind and enjoy a freshly prepared meal with a glass of wine. There are 5 Acela trips from Stamford to Providence every day, including the weekend. As it is Amtrak’s most premiumly priced service, the average Acela train ticket for this route costs around .

  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    Amtrak Northeast Regional

    The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 8 daily train trips from Stamford to Providence, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Stamford to Providence during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Stamford to Providence?

The distance between Stamford and Providence is approximately 122 miles, or 197 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 10 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Stamford to Providence are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Stamford at 03:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Stamford to Providence?

There are 12 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Stamford to Providence.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Providence to Stamford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Stamford to Providence for £29.83.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Stamford?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Stamford.

Where is the train station in Providence?

Arrival stations

Providence has one train station.

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