Cheap train tickets from New York to Providence, RI

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

Lowest Price$55.00
Fastest2h 54m
trains per day19
train companies2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for New York to Providence
5.0
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 5 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)
Comfort
4.6
Staff
4.4
Value
2.8
Condition
4.6
David
5.0
October 3, 2019Vacation
Pros
Comfortable and great way to see the countryside.
Cons
Thank you
Tips
Take the train!
James
5.0
July 15, 2019Vacation
Pros
Great journey, very punctual, spacious train, so much more pleasant than flying
Cons
Directions in station
Nancy
5.0
July 7, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Everything went smoothly, train was clean and I enjoyed looking out the window. Train travel in the end takes the same amount of time as air travel but is easier!
Cons
A little expensive. I’d do it more often if it was less expensive
Katherine
5.0
June 24, 2019Visiting family
Cons
Wifi was terribly slow.

What is the cheapest train line from New York to Providence?

The cheapest train line from New York City to Providence is the Amtrak Northeast Regional. Train tickets through this line will cost an average of $84, compared to the Amtrak Acela which is closer to $153. The Northeast Regional has 9 daily routes, with an average duration of around 3 hours 35 minutes. There is, however, an express schedule that will get you to Providence in under 3 hours — keep an eye out for that option in your search results.

Can you travel from New York to Providence by bus?

Yes, there are 4 bus companies that provide a route from New York to Providence: Go Buses, Greyhound, OurBus and Peter Pan Lines. Tickets average about $30, and the typical travel time is around 3 hours 30 minutes.

Is New York to Providence a good day-trip?

Considering there are 18 daily direct routes and the average travel time is only 3 hours, a day trip from New York City to Providence is certainly doable. The only issue is the price of a train ticket. With Northeast Regional tickets averaging $84, a bus may be a more affordable option — although it will likely take you longer to get there, meaning you’ll have less time in Providence.

How do you find cheap train tickets from New York to Providence, RI?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New York to Providence is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New York to Providence was $95.21. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $50.23 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from New York to Providence, RI?

The distance between New York and Providence is approximately 155.09 miles, or 249.53 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 54 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from New York to Providence?

On Wednesday trains from New York to Providence are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from New York to Providence?

Typically there are 19 schedules to compare for your trip to Providence. On the route to Providence 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between New York to Providence, usually offering 10 trips per day. 19 train trips per day are direct connections to Providence, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from New York to Providence, RI, which start at $11.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from New York to Providence

Amtrak Acela

Amtrak Acela train tickets from New York to Providence start from $123.00, and on average cost $146.69. Daily there are 9 Amtrak Acela schedules to Providence. Amtrak Acela in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Providence trains arrive at Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St,

From New York to Providence train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 3 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Providence faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 54 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $155.49 for a one-way train ticket to Providence.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Meal
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
3h 3m
Avg. Price
$146.69

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from New York to Providence start from $55.00, and on average cost $75.20. Daily there are 10 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Providence. Amtrak Northeast Regional in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Providence trains arrive at Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St,

From New York to Providence train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 3 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Providence faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 54 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $81.55 for a one-way train ticket to Providence.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 36m
Avg. Price
$75.20

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart New York on their way to Providence:
  • Penn Station
There is one train station where trains from New York arrive in Providence:
  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

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