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Compare train tickets from Philadelphia to Providence

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Schedule & Pricing Info

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

Lowest Price$30.00
Fastest Train4h 28m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Philadelphia to Providence

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35JulJul

Monthly average prices

$175$140$105$70$35ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$200$160$120$80$403020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Philadelphia to Providence
5.0
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 4 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
4.5
Staff
4.0
Value
4.3
Condition
5.0
Sophia
5.0
November 8, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Wifi was available. The staff were readily available to assist. As visitors from abroad this was our first AMTRAC train journey and we will not hesitate to recommend it to others. Ocerall it was z beautiful experience.
Cons
Coffee more readily available.
Tips
If you have a long journey make sure you pack a good snack and water for the road.
Karen
5.0
September 30, 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was enjoyable and not congested an all over good trip
Cons
There were improvements that was noted on this trip
Tips
No none
David
5.0
July 31, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Clean
Cons
The long layer in NY
Tips
Use Amtrak
Kim
5.0
June 10, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Convenient

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Philadelphia to Providence 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Providence?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $76.47 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Philadelphia to Providence. By booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $45.76 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Philadelphia to Providence?

The distance between Philadelphia and Providence is approximately 235 miles, or 378 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 28 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 Philadelphia to Providence 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 Philadelphia at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Philadelphia to Providence?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. 7 of these are direct connections to Providence. 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 Providence to Philadelphia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Philadelphia to Providence for $37.00.

What train services are there from Philadelphia to Providence?

There are 3 train lines with service from Philadelphia to Providence. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 5 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 17m$59.27
Amtrak Acela24h 37m$128.06
Amtrak Northeast Regional55h 27m$63.59

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

There are two stations in Philadelphia where you can board the train to Providence:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
  • N Phil - 2900 N Broad St

Where is the train station in Providence?

Providence has one train station:

  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

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