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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Providence to Newark?

Lowest Price$28.00
Fastest Train3h 33m
Trains Per Day13
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Providence to Newark

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AugAug

Monthly average prices

$125$100$75$50$25SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Providence to Newark
4.7
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
5.0
Value
2.7
Condition
4.7
Lamin
5.0
June 9, 2020Visiting family
Pros
The cleanliness
Cons
Put the price down
Tips
I really enjoyed it
Astrid
4.0
September 21, 2019Solo travel
Pros
sat the whole way in one form of transport
Cons
the selection in the cafe - poor in vegan options - no vegan milk
Paulo
5.0
May 26, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Comfort, window view, fast
Cons
Wifi wasn't working
Tips
Book a ticket earlier, as prices are obviously higher closer to the trip.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $50.08 was the average price of a train ticket from Providence, RI to Newark, NJ. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $49.20 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Providence to Newark?

The distance between Providence and Newark is approximately 162 miles, or 260 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 33 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 Newark 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 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.

How many trains per day run from Providence to Newark?

There are 13 scheduled trains on most days. 11 of these are direct connections to Newark. 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 Newark to Providence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Providence to Newark for $30.00.

What train services are there from Providence to Newark?

There are 3 train lines with service from Providence to Newark. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 9 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak25h 44m$81.76
Amtrak Acela23h 39m$97.14
Amtrak Northeast Regional94h 9m$44.51

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 Newark?

Newark receives travelers from Providence at its two active train stations:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

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