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Providence - Windsor Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

3 trains operate daily from Providence to Windsor. The train trip from Providence to Windsor is usually about 4 hours and 24 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak train can get you there in as little as 3 hours and 22 minutes.

Distance63 mi (102 km)
Fastest train3h 22m
Lowest price$27.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Providence to Windsor?

Over the past month, a train ticket between Providence and Windsor cost $31.00, on average. This price makes taking the train a budget-friendly option to get to Windsor. Booking your trip at least 22 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $69.14 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during January. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Providence to Windsor, with the average price at just $36. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to $60. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Providence to Windsor, book online with Wanderu at least 22 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $69.14 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Providence to Windsor?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Providence to Windsor. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak34h 24m$62.44
  • 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 3 Amtrak trains from Providence to Windsor every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $27.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Providence to Windsor. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

The distance between Providence and Windsor is approximately 63 miles, or 102 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 22 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Providence to Windsor on Wednesday. Tickets for Wednesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Providence at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. 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 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 Windsor 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.

Windsor

Windsor, CT, US - WSR-0

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Outside of Hartford is Windsor, a charming Connecticut town that is known as the state's first English settlement. Due to this, the city has several historical sites and antique museums, like the Windsor Historical Society, The New England Air Museum, and Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, with pieces dating back to the 1700s. Outdoor enthusiasts will be pleased with the town's many parks and green spaces, from Northwest Park to the Windsor Center River Trail.

Visit Windsor just after a snowfall with your snowshoes or cross-country skis, and explore the beautiful Northwest Park. Hartford is only six minutes by train from Windsor, offering a weekend of fun and nightlife. Beer lovers can visit the iconic Back East Brewery and Thomas Hooker Brewery, while the Northwest Park Country Fair features competitions, live music, auctions, performances, and more. If you enjoy golf, check out the Keney Park Golf Course, dating back to 1927.

Windsor offers great transport links to and from other cities, especially when you're moving by train. Over 100 cities have train links through Amtrak, while a few buses also serve the town. Within Windsor, the CT-transit Hartford provides local bus service.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Providence?

Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St  - PVDAMT-0

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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 Windsor?

Main arrival station: 41 Central St

Windsor has one train station.

All train stations in Windsor:

  • 41 Central St

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