Cheap train tickets from Providence to Boston

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Cheapest

$18

Average

$33

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.

The average ticket from Providence to Boston will cost around $ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 18.

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03:45PMProvidence Station0h43 04:28PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$181One-way
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10:27AMProvidence Station0h43 11:10AMSouth Station
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$181One-way
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11:29PMProvidence Station0h41 12:10AMBack Bay Station, MA
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$181One-way
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07:02PMProvidence Station1h00 08:02PMSouth Station
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$181One-way
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07:02PMProvidence Station0h52 07:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$181One-way

Train schedule from Providence to Boston

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09:22AMProvidence Station0h41 10:03AMSouth Station
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09:22AMProvidence Station0h36 09:58AMBack Bay Station, MA
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10:27AMProvidence Station0h43 11:10AMSouth Station
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10:27AMProvidence Station0h38 11:05AMBack Bay Station, MA
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10:59AMProvidence Station0h36 11:35AMBack Bay Station, MA
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10:59AMProvidence Station0h42 11:41AMSouth Station
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01:00PMProvidence Station0h45 01:45PMSouth Station
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01:00PMProvidence Station0h39 01:39PMBack Bay Station, MA
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02:26PMProvidence Station0h47 03:13PMBack Bay Station, MA
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02:26PMProvidence Station0h52 03:18PMSouth Station
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03:06PMProvidence Station0h44 03:50PMSouth Station
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03:06PMProvidence Station0h39 03:45PMBack Bay Station, MA
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03:45PMProvidence Station0h43 04:28PMBack Bay Station, MA
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03:45PMProvidence Station0h53 04:38PMSouth Station
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05:30PMProvidence Station0h53 06:23PMBack Bay Station, MA
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05:30PMProvidence Station1h00 06:30PMSouth Station
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05:54PMProvidence Station0h42 06:36PMBack Bay Station, MA
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05:54PMProvidence Station0h49 06:43PMSouth Station
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07:02PMProvidence Station1h00 08:02PMSouth Station
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07:02PMProvidence Station0h52 07:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
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08:02PMProvidence Station0h47 08:49PMSouth Station
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08:02PMProvidence Station0h42 08:44PMBack Bay Station, MA
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09:08PMProvidence Station0h54 10:02PMSouth Station
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09:08PMProvidence Station0h46 09:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
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10:04PMProvidence Station0h43 10:47PMSouth Station
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10:04PMProvidence Station0h38 10:42PMBack Bay Station, MA
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11:29PMProvidence Station0h41 12:10AMBack Bay Station, MA
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11:29PMProvidence Station0h46 12:15AMSouth Station
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Fastest train times from Providence to Boston

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Fastest Journey

36 m

Average

45 m

Trains per day

28

Distance

66 km

Of the 28 trains that leave Providence for Boston every day 28 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 66 km distance in an average of 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 36 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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10:59AMProvidence Station0h36 11:35AMBack Bay Station, MA
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$471One-way
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09:22AMProvidence Station0h36 09:58AMBack Bay Station, MA
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$471One-way
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10:04PMProvidence Station0h38 10:42PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$471One-way
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10:27AMProvidence Station0h38 11:05AMBack Bay Station, MA
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$181One-way
01:00PMProvidence Station0h39 01:39PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$471One-way

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Overview: Train from Providence to Boston

distanceDistance41 miles (66 km)
durationAverage train duration43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Providence to Boston cover the 41 miles (66 km) long trip taking on average 43 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $18 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€15).

Train providers: Amtrak from Providence to Boston trains

You can travel by train between Providence and Boston with Amtrak for as low as $18 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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 from Providence to Boston.

  • Average Price: $18

These are Amtrak's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Providence to Boston:

  • 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 Providence to Boston

A train from Providence to Boston is the fastest way to travel between the two cities, with an average journey time of 46 minutes. Amtrak Acela provides approximately 45 trains a day which depart from Providence toward Boston, so travelers have plenty of choices. The first train departs shortly before 7:00 a.m. and the last shortly after 11:00 p.m., which makes a train from Providence to Boston the perfect choice for a day trip.

Which train companies travel from Providence to Boston?

Amtrak Acela train company provides the service from Providence to Boston. Passengers can choose between two Amtrak Acela services on this route: the Amtrak Acela Acela service and the Northeast Regional service. The Amtrak Acela Acela service is a high-speed train service which runs across the Northeastern Corridor of the United States. The Acela service is the fastest train on the American continent and can reach speeds of 82 mph (130 kph). The Acela service is typically favored by business travelers because it takes less time than the Northeast Regional service and has carriages that are typically larger and more comfortable. Passengers will find good WiFi connectivity across the train and a dining cart on board. Power outlets can be found next to all seats. The Northeast Regional train is the slower of the two services, but only marginally slower for trains from Providence to Boston. This service connects all the major cities of the Northeastern corridor with smaller towns of the region. Northeast Regional trains are typically less expensive than Amtrak Acela Acela trains. Business Class passengers enjoy more legroom and greater luggage storage options.

How long is the train ride from Providence to Boston?

Providence is 41 mile away from Boston. A train from Providence to Boston typically takes 46 minutes. However, the fastest Amtrak Acela Acela train can get passengers to Boston in much less time, with the fastest journey duration coming in at 34 minutes. Northeast Regional trains usually take over 50 minutes to travel from Providence to Boston. However, even the slowest train ride, which takes 56 minutes, is still faster than the fastest car journey between the two cities, which usually takes 1 hour and 10 minutes.

How many trains are there from Providence to Boston?

Each day, approximately 45 trains depart from Providence to Boston. The first train from Providence to Boston departs shortly before 7:00 a.m. each day, enabling passengers who commute from Providence to Boston to arrive before 9:00 a.m. The last train from Providence to Boston departs shortly before 11:00 p.m. each evening. Passengers who wish to catch the faster Amtrak Acela Acela Express service can only do so between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. each day. Outside of that time frame, passengers can only board the slower Northeast Regional Service.

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

Departure station: Any train from Providence to Boston departs from Providence Amtrak Acela Station. Providence Amtrak Acela Station is in the heart of Providence city center, only a short 10-minute walk from the Superman building. Providence Amtrak Acela Station is somewhat accessible to passengers with limited mobility. There are no elevators on the premises, however, ramps facilitate easy access to the ticket office, restrooms, and platforms for those in a wheelchair. Accessible parking is also available, for both short-term and overnight stays. The ticket office at Providence Amtrak Acela Station is open every day. Passengers can benefit from Quik-Trak kiosks on-site, to grab a snack before boarding. Payphones are available, as are ATMs. Amtrak Acela advises all passengers to arrive 30 minutes before scheduled departure. In an instance where passengers have asked for special assistance, with their luggage or due to unique access needs, they must arrive 45 minutes in advance and speak with a member of the Amtrak Acela staff in the ticket office.

Arrival station: An Amtrak Acela train from Providence to Boston will always arrive at Boston South Station. Boston South Station is approximately a 15 minute walk from Boston city center, or passengers can reach the station on the Red Subway line, which takes seven minutes. Boston South Station is a fully accessible station. Parking spots are reserved for those with access requirements, to allow step-free access to the concourse. Elevators are fitted throughout the station to allow easy access to platforms. Ramps are fitted at the ticket office and there are accessible lounges in the station. Amtrak Acela passengers can wait in the lounge area prior to boarding or before collection. The ticket office is open every day of the week. Shopping and dining options are available on-site, in addition to ATMs.

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from Providence to Boston?

Train tickets from Providence to Boston for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€15)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Providence and Boston?

The train price from Providence to Boston is on average $18 (€15)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How far is Boston from Providence by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Boston from Providence by train to be approximately 41 miles (66 km).

How many hours is the train time from Providence to Boston?

On average the Providence to Boston train time is 43 min  covering the 41 miles (66 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies can get me from Providence to Boston?

If you're looking for trains from Providence to Boston, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Boston. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Providence to Boston trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there to Boston from Providence?

On average, there are 17 trains a day from Providence to Boston. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Providence to Boston? When does the last train depart from Providence to Boston?

The earliest train departing from Providence to Boston leaves at 11: 56 AM. The last train departing from Providence to Boston leaves at 11: 30 PM. You can find the latest Providence to Boston train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I book the Providence to Boston train for the best deals on tickets?

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 book train tickets from Providence to Boston within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $18 (€15) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Providence to Boston a few months in advance.