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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Providence, RI to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price€32.52
Fastest Train4h 21m
Trains Per Day11
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, €57.53 was the average price of a train ticket from Providence, RI to Philadelphia, PA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €73.15 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Providence to Philadelphia?

The distance between Providence and Philadelphia is approximately 235 miles, or 378 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 21 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 Philadelphia 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 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 Philadelphia?

There are 11 scheduled trains on most days. 10 of these are direct connections to Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia to Providence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Providence to Philadelphia for €31.67.

Which train should you take from Providence to Philadelphia?

There are 3 train lines with service from Providence, Rhode Island to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak18h 15m€65.89
Amtrak Acela34h 32m€118.24
Amtrak Northeast Regional75h 33m€54.47

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 Philadelphia?

Philadelphia has one train station:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Price trends for trains from Providence to Philadelphia

Average prices by travel date

€116€77€39OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Providence, RI to Philadelphia, PA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
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4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
2.0
Condition
4.0
Diane
5.0
28 December 2019Visiting family
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Relaxing and stress free!

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