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Trip Summary

There are 8 daily trains from Providence to Newport. Traveling by train from Providence to Newport usually takes around one hour and 17 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour,

Distance24 mi (38 km)
Fastest train1h 0m
Lowest price£7.23
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Providence to Newport

Average prices by travel date

£11£7£4JulAug

Prices as travel date approaches

£18£14£11£7£43020100

Which train should you take from Providence to Newport?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Providence, Rhode Island to Newport, Rhode Island. However, there are 8 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak81h 18m£7.23
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 8 Amtrak trains from Providence to Newport every day, as well as 9 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £7.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Providence to Newport 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Providence to Newport?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Providence to Newport, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Providence to Newport?

The distance between Providence and Newport is approximately 24 miles, or 38 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Providence to Newport are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Saturday 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 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 Newport?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Newport. 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 Newport to Providence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Providence to Newport for £15.19.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Providence?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Providence where you can board the train to Newport.

Train stations in Providence:

  • Seastreak Ferry Terminal

Where is the train station in Newport?

Arrival stations

Newport has one train station.

Need a return trip from Newport to Providence?

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