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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Providence, RI to New York?

Lowest Price£22.75
Fastest Train2h 57m
Trains Per Day11
Train Lines2

Providence to New York Route Map

Providence New York

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a bus from Providence to New York?

Yes, there is bus service between Providence and New York provided by three companies: Greyhound, Go Buses and Peter Pan Lines. The average bus ticket costs about $30.

Is the train ride from Providence to NYC scenic?

When you travel by train on this route, you get to avoid congested highways and are treated to views of harborways off and on as you cut south through New England. When arriving into New York City, you’ll be treated to a terrific view of the Manhattan skyline before arriving at Penn Station.

Is Providence to NYC a good weekend trip?

If you are willing to have a weekend away and splurge a little money, Providence to NYC can be a great weekend trip. The average travel time is between 3 and 3.5 hours, making it easy to arrive on a Friday and head home on a Sunday.

Is it safe to travel by train from Providence to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, £40.21 was the average price of a train ticket from Providence, RI to New York, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £37.64 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Providence to New York?

The distance between Providence and New York is approximately 155 miles, or 249 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 57 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 Providence to New York are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Providence at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Providence to New York?

There are 11 scheduled trains on most days. 12 of these are direct connections to New York. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Providence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Providence to New York for £14.12.

Which train should you take from Providence to New York?

2 train services operate from Providence, Rhode Island to New York, New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela43h 7m£77.93
Amtrak Northeast Regional73h 38m£31.07

Where is the train station in Providence?

There is one train station in Providence:

  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for trains from Providence to New York

Average prices by travel date

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Providence, RI to New York, NY

(Based on 16 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Kathyria

12 August 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: I have to admit out loud that this was my first trip on Amtrak from what I recall but honey SOLD! Best convenient trip I’ve ever been on access to AC / WiFi / and a big comfy leather seat heaven on RAILROAD 🛤 The site seeing was not tooo shabby. Cons: Please no... Pros: I have to admit out loud that this was my first trip on Amtrak from what I recall but honey SOLD! Best convenient trip I’ve ever been on access to AC / WiFi / and a big comfy leather seat heaven on RAILROAD 🛤 The site seeing was not tooo shabby. Cons: Please no rain 🌧 next time 😝. Tips: Bring a laptop or just back and listen to music 🎶 in your head the view take all your problems away 💃🏽🎤💃🏽.More

5.0

Diane

29 June 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

WiFi signal was weak but useable at times.WiFi signal was weak but useable at times.

5.0

Nellie

4 January 2020 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: This was my first time on train, it was very nice ride and very comfortable and roomy and peaceful. Tips: Its a nice ride to read a book! Pros: This was my first time on train, it was very nice ride and very comfortable and roomy and peaceful. Tips: Its a nice ride to read a book!

4.0

Amy

31 December 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Comfortable trip. Free WiFi. Cons: WiFi was spotty at best. Pros: Comfortable trip. Free WiFi. Cons: WiFi was spotty at best.

5.0

Gail B

9 November 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: I got to and from my destination on time. It was comfortable. Bathroom was clean. Tips: Book through Wanderu !!! Pros: I got to and from my destination on time. It was comfortable. Bathroom was clean. Tips: Book through Wanderu !!!

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