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Providence - Stonington Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 4 daily train trips available from Providence to Stonington. Traveling by train from Providence to Stonington usually takes 44 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can make the trip in 39 minutes.

Distance42 mi (68 km)
Fastest train0h 39m
Lowest price$11.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Providence to Stonington

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Gail

July 22, 2021- Solo travel

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: I like no driving stress. Tips: Make sure you ask conductor which door will be opening if they do not open all, to exit.

What is the price of a train ticket from Providence to Stonington?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Providence to Stonington was $16.25. This is basically as cheap as train fares can get. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 24 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $24.02 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

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Ticket prices for the train from Providence to Stonington often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in September when the average ticket price is only $12. If you're thinking of traveling from Providence to Stonington during November, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $22 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in November, is to book your trip well in advance.

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Providence to Stonington, book online with Wanderu at least 24 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $24.02 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Providence to Stonington?

2 train services operate from Providence to Stonington. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 42m$37.70
Amtrak Northeast Regional40h 45m$32.38
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Providence to Stonington every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $11.

  • The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 4 daily train trips from Providence to Stonington, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Providence and Stonington is approximately 42 miles, or 68 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 39 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Stonington.

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Providence to Stonington. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Tuesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Providence at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Providence to Stonington.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Stonington to Providence.

City Information

Providence

Though some might say that it is overshadowed by nearby Boston, Providence is an interesting destination on its own. A quaint college town with a deep historical value, Providence allows fans of U.S. history to marvel at historic buildings such as the ones on Benefit Street, which boasts the highest concentration of Colonial houses. As you stroll around the streets of Providence at night, don’t forget to take a detour to WaterFire, a sculpture project that features bonfires along the rivers of Providence. Accompanying the bonfires are the sounds of ceremonial gongs and various music programs, which brighten up the night. For those seeking a unique cultural experience, the Federal Hill quarter sits among the most famous Little Italian neighborhoods, and it features some of the best Italian restaurants in town.

The staple dish of Providence is oysters, which are not difficult to find in the city. However, if you can endure a short drive, Matunuck Oyster Bar, an oyster restaurant located 40 miles south of South Kingstown, provides some of the freshest and most delicious oysters around. Some other notable establishments include Birch, Oberlin, and Tallulah’s Taqueria.

The Providence airport is located in nearby Warwick which is only a 6 miles’ drive from the city. The main bus hub for Providence is found at the Rhode Island Convention Center Parking Garage, where travelers could catch a bus from Greyhound or Peter Pan Bus Lines. The main Amtrak train station is located just a 10-minute walk across the Woonasquatucket River.

Stonington

Stonington, CT, US - USTNO-0

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Stonington is the epitome of a charming New England coastal town. At the southeast corner of Connecticut, Stonington's gorgeous coastline along the Atlantic includes a scenic harbor, sandy beaches, and lighthouse views. The city of Stonington also includes parts of the Mystic and Old Mystic villages.

Discover the area's maritime history at the Old Lighthouse Museum or the Mystic Seaport Museum. Poke into some of the local shops and boutiques that line the town's quaint downtown. Or, spend the day sunbathing on the white sands of Dubois beach.

The seaside town is bustling with wineries and vineyards where you can enjoy tastings on sprawling, scenic properties. Head slightly inland to hit 'em long and straight on the golf course of the local country club.

If you're heading to the coastal village of Mystic, you'll likely travel through Stonington or its neighboring city, Groton. Although intercity buses do not serve Stonington, the city is one of the stops on Amtrak's Northeast Regional line. This means you can reach your dream seaside escape in Stonington in under four hours from either Boston or New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Providence?

Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St  - PVDAMT-0

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Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St  - PVDAMT-1

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Main departure station: Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

Built in 1986, Providence Station is the state of Rhode Island’s busiest train station. Falling on the Northeast Corridor, Providence Station acts as a gateway into Boston to the north and also provides direct connections to many major cities to the southwest, such as New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. The station is served by Amtrak, which runs its flagship Acela and Northeast Regional services, and the MBTA, which operates between T. F. Green Airport, Providence, and Boston. Located in the city’s downtown, Providence Station sits opposite the historic Rhode Island State House and is within a stone’s throw of various shops and restaurants.

All train stations in Providence:

  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

Where is the train station in Stonington?

Main arrival station: Mystic Train Station

Stonington has one train station.

All train stations in Stonington:

  • Mystic Train Station

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