Philadelphia to Providence train

Cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Providence

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Cheapest

169

Average

261

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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12:09AM30th Street Station6h36 06:45AMProvidence Station
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1691One-way
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03:58PM30th Street Station5h10 09:08PMProvidence Station
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1691One-way
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03:21PM30th Street Station5h22 08:43PMProvidence Station
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1931One-way
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05:18PM30th Street Station6h11 11:29PMProvidence Station
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1931One-way
01:58PM30th Street Station5h04 07:02PMProvidence Station
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2171One-way

Train schedule from Philadelphia to Providence

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, September 30
12:09AM30th Street Station6h36 06:45AMProvidence Station
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07:32AM30th Street Station4h33 12:05PMProvidence Station
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08:36AM30th Street Station4h24 01:00PMProvidence Station
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10:51AM30th Street Station4h54 03:45PMProvidence Station
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11:33AM30th Street Station4h36 04:09PMProvidence Station
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12:05PM30th Street Station5h25 05:30PMProvidence Station
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01:32PM30th Street Station4h22 05:54PMProvidence Station
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01:58PM30th Street Station5h04 07:02PMProvidence Station
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03:21PM30th Street Station5h22 08:43PMProvidence Station
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03:31PM30th Street Station4h31 08:02PMProvidence Station
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03:58PM30th Street Station5h10 09:08PMProvidence Station
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04:35PM30th Street Station4h28 09:03PMProvidence Station
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05:18PM30th Street Station6h11 11:29PMProvidence Station
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05:31PM30th Street Station4h33 10:04PMProvidence Station
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05:58PM30th Street Station5h31 11:29PMProvidence Station
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Fastest train times from Philadelphia to Providence

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

4 h 22 m

Average

5 h 2 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

378 km

Of the 15 trains that leave Philadelphia for Providence every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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01:32PM30th Street Station4h22 05:54PMProvidence Station
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3311One-way
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08:36AM30th Street Station4h24 01:00PMProvidence Station
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3311One-way
04:35PM30th Street Station4h28 09:03PMProvidence Station
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3311One-way
03:31PM30th Street Station4h31 08:02PMProvidence Station
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3311One-way
05:31PM30th Street Station4h33 10:04PMProvidence Station
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3311One-way

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Overview: Train from Philadelphia to Providence

distanceDistance234 miles (377 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$32 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Philadelphia to Providence cover the 234 miles (377 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 4 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $32 (€31), but the average price of train tickets is $32 (€31).

Train companies: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from Philadelphia to Providence trains

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Amtrak Acela
Amtrak

Acela is the flagship high-speed train service from Amtrak, the main train provider in the United States. Acela high-speed trains operate services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting popular destinations like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston, just to name a few. Amtrak Acela trains are the fastest in the U. S. Reaching speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). Known for their superior comfort, Acela trains have spacious and comfortable seats with more legroom than Amtrak’s Coach Class seats. You can choose between booking a Business Class or First Class seat on an Acela train from Philadelphia to Providence. In both classes amenities include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables and large tray tables. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

Amtrak Acela from Philadelphia to Providence train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 29 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 7 a day

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 Philadelphia and Providence.

Philadelphia to Providence train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 57 min
  • Average Price: $32
  • Amtrak frequency: 2 a day

Trains from Philadelphia to Providence

Passengers can choose between 24 trains that depart from Philadelphia to Providence each day. The average journey time from Philadelphia to Providence is 5 hours and 16 minutes. However, if passengers choose an express train, they can reach Providence in as little as 4 hours and 16 minutes. Any train from Philadelphia to Providence has sections of the journey where the train runs alongside the eastern seaboard of the United States, promising exceptional natural scenery.

Which train companies travel from Philadelphia to Providence?

Amtrak provides two train services from Philadelphia to Providence: the Acela Express service and the Northeast Regional service. The Amtrak Acela Express service is the fastest train from Philadelphia to Providence, reaching speeds of 82 miles per hour (132 kilometers per hour). Not only is the Acela the fastest service on this route, but it is the fastest train which can be found in both North and South America. Carriages are typically very spacious and comfortable. All carriages maintain good WiFi connectivity for the duration of the train and power outlets are fitted beside all seats. Because of its quick duration and comfortable interior, the Acela service is typically favored by business travelers. The other train from Philadelphia to Providence that Amtrak provides is the Northeast Regional service. Typically, the Northeast Regional service is less expensive than the Acela Express, and the journey's duration is usually around 40 minutes longer. Northeast Regional trains usually have older carriages, although many have recently been modernized. WiFi connectivity is sporadic throughout the journey. A dining carriage is available for leisure-class passengers and business-class passengers will enjoy a complimentary meal.

How long is the train ride from Philadelphia to Providence?

The average journey on a train from Philadelphia to Providence takes 5 hours and 16 minutes. However, the fastest journey can be as short as 4 hours and 16 minutes. The Amtrak Acela Express is always the fastest service, with an average journey time of 4 hours and 22 minutes. As a result, it is always faster than the equivalent car journey, which usually takes approximately 5 hours and 10 minutes. Northeast Regional trains are the slower of the two with an average journey time of 5 hours and 20 minutes.

How many trains are there from Philadelphia to Providence?

Each day, approximately 24 trains depart from Philadelphia to Providence. The first service departs shortly after 5:00 a.m. each morning. The last service departs shortly before 12:00 p.m. each night but is an overnight service with a change. Typically, all trains from Philadelphia to Providence are direct. Passengers can only travel on the high-speed Acela Express service from around 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. If travelers intend to depart outside of those hours, they will have to take a Northeast Regional service.

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

Departure station: Any train from Philadelphia to Providence departs from Philadelphia 30th Street Station, which is approximately 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away from Philadelphia city center; a 20-minute walk. Passengers can reach 30th Street Station from Philadelphia city center on trolleys 10, 11, 13, 34 and 36, with an average journey time of 7 minutes. The rest of Philadelphia city center and its boroughs are connected to the station by public transportation. Philadelphia 30th Street Station is fully accessible to travelers with limited mobility. Passengers will find ramps connecting all sections of the train station to each other and elevators to the high platforms. Leisure passengers will be able to relax in the comfortable Metropolitan lounge prior to departure and an additional lounge is reserved for business travelers. There are shopping facilities throughout the station. Breastfeeding mothers can make use of a private lactation suite for comfort and privacy. Amtrak advises that every passenger should arrive 30 minutes prior to their train's scheduled departure. It is recommended that travelers who have unique access needs or require assistance with luggage should arrive 45 minutes in advance of departure.

Arrival station:Trains from Philadelphia to Providence will arrive at Providence Amtrak Station, in the center of Providence city. Both same-day and overnight parking is available. Providence Amtrak Station is somewhat accessible to passengers with limited mobility. It is recommended that all passengers with unique access requirements contact Amtrak prior to departure. Only one platform is fully wheelchair accessible and there is no elevator to connect passengers with the high platform. Passengers will find a ticket office open every day. Quik-Trak kiosks are available for any passengers who want to shop and ATMs can be found in the station.

Travel Tips: Trains from Philadelphia to Providence

Travel by train to Providence easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Philadelphia to Providence.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Philadelphia to Providence for the next 7 days starting from $32 (€31)  one way.
The train price from Philadelphia to Providence is on average $32 (€31)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 234 miles (377 km)  to Providence from Philadelphia by train.
The Philadelphia to Providence train duration is on average 5 h 4 min, which is to be expected when traveling 234 miles (377 km) between Philadelphia and Providence. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When taking a train from Philadelphia to Providence, you can count on Amtrak or Amtrak for the best way to get you to Providence. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Philadelphia to Providence and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Philadelphia to Providence. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Philadelphia to Providence leaves at 12: 17 PM. The last train departing from Philadelphia to Providence leaves at 11: 19 PM. You can find the latest Philadelphia to Providence train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Philadelphia and Providence within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $32 (€31) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Philadelphia to Providence a few months in advance.

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