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Train Information between New York City and Providence

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from New York City to Providence cover the 154 miles (249 km) long route taking on average 3 h 32 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $55 (€46), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $47 (€39).

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Amtrak trains from New York City to Providence

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets from New York City to Providence from $47 (€39) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey between New York City and Providence.

  • Average Price: $47

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket from New York City to Providence:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Trains from New York to Providence

The train trip from New York City to Providence is 155 miles (249 kilometers) long. Passengers are always sure to beat the bus from New York City to Providence by taking a train from New York to Providence with Amtrak. Avoid congested highways and enjoy spectacular scenic beauty instead by taking a train from New York to Providence. A train from New York to Providence typically takes about 3 hours and 24 minutes. Amtrak runs a train from Providence to New York City every 3 hours with departures spread throughout the day. Travelers looking to arrive at Providence faster can take the fastest advertised train time offered by Amtrak Acela, with the fastest train trip covering the entire distance in approximately 2 hours and 52 minutes. This option is best for travelers where time is of the essence.

Which train companies travel from New York to Providence?

Amtrak is the main train company that operates trains from New York to Providence. Amtrak is America's national rail operator that has been connecting America in healthier, safer and greener ways. Amtrak prides itself on having over 21,000 miles of routes in 46 states, the District of Columbia as well as three Canadian provinces. Almost 87,000 passengers take one of their 300 trains available on a daily basis. Their trains have high-speeds of up to 150mph *259 kph) to complete medium- and long-distance journeys quickly and efficiently. The Amtrak Northeast Regional train provides several daily departures up and down the Northeast corridor following the Connecticut coast offering travelers picturesque vistas of, bridges, harbors and ships from the comfortable reclining seats. Amtrak Acela has the most train connections between New York and Providence.

How long is the train journey from New York to Providence?

A train from New York to Providence typically will take 3 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 155 mile (249 kilometer) long journey from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Station. For business travelers or passengers short on time seeking to arrive in New York as quickly as possible, the fastest available route is provided by Amtrak Acela, with the fastest train trip from New York City to Providence covering the 155 miles (249 kilometers) in 2 hours and 52 minutes. Train trips from New York to Providence are busiest on a Tuesday. Travelers searching for a great deal on their train tickets or those that want to travel with more space and comfort might consider traveling on Sunday since that is the least traveled day of the week.

How many trains are there from New York to Providence?

Generally, there are 22 train departures available for trains from New York to Providence. Presently, there are three train carriers that offer tickets for sale for trips from New York to Providence. Amtrak Acela offers the most scheduled trips for trains from New York to Providence, normally providing 11 train journeys on a daily basis. A majority of the trains from New York to Providence are direct, with no changes required during the journey.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from New York to Providence?

Departure station: All trains from New York to Providence depart from Pennsylvania Station, also known as New York Penn Station or simply Penn Station. It is the primary intercity railroad station in New York City and is the busiest in the Western Hemisphere with an average 600,000 passengers served daily. Entirely underground, the station is situated in midtown beneath Madison Square Garden between seventh and eighth avenues and between 31st and 33rd streets and has extra exits onto all nearby streets. The best way to access the station is through the bus or subway. The one, two and three trains take travelers directly to the station on the 34th Street stop while the N, Q, R, B, D, F and M trains drop travelers off one avenue east on 34th Street and 6th Avenue, close to Macy's. Travelers can get a quick meal at Shake Shack, Pret a Manger, Chickpea and Magnolia Bakery located within the station. There are toilets, WiFi, conference rooms, a ClubAcela lounge and bag storage lockers available at a fee.

Arrival station: The arrival station for trains from New York to Providence is known as Providence Amtrak Station in Providence, Rhode Island. The station services both Amtrak and the MBTA Commuter Rail. The station is located at the base of the statehouse grounds and is the third major passenger rail facility. The distance to the city center is relatively short at less than half a mile (0.8 kilometers), and travelers can easily walk using Washington Street and Exchange Street which is the fastest route. Station facilities include a café to grab some snacks or sandwiches, restrooms, a store where travelers can buy sundries and an indoor waiting area. There is also a service desk for passengers to get information and clarification on their journey.

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Trains from New York City to Providence
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains between New York City and Providence?
Train tickets between New York City and Providence for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $47 (€39)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between New York City and Providence?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the New York City to Providence train price to come in at an average of $55 (€46)  one way.
What is the distance from New York City to Providence by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from New York City to Providence by train to be approximately 154 miles (249 km).
What is the New York City to Providence train travel time?
On average the New York City to Providence train time is 3 h 32 min  covering the 154 miles (249 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train providers offer a service to Providence from New York City?
If you're looking for trains from New York City to Providence, you can rely on Amtrak or Amtrak to get you to Providence. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the New York City to Providence route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there from New York City to Providence?
The average number of trains departing New York City for Providence is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from New York City to Providence? When is the last train from New York City to Providence?
The earliest train departing from New York City to Providence leaves at 7: 40 AM. The last train departing from New York City to Providence leaves at 8: 00 PM. You can find the latest New York City to Providence train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from New York City to Providence to get the best deals?
You can find trains from New York City to Providence to cost on average $55 (€46) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the New York City to Providence train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.