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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Providence to Hartford?

Lowest Price€21.40
Fastest Train3h 19m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Providence to Hartford 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 Hartford?

In the last month, €24.36 was the average price of a train ticket from Providence, RI to Hartford, CT. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €21.65 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Providence to Hartford?

The distance between Providence and Hartford is approximately 66 miles, or 106 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 19 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Providence to Hartford 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 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 14:00. 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 Hartford?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hartford to Providence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Providence to Hartford for €27.39.

Which train should you take from Providence to Hartford?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak24h 2m€29.32
Amtrak Northeast Regional13h 20m€38.79

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 Hartford?

Hartford has one train station:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Price trends for trains from Providence to Hartford

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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