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Journey Summary

Providence to Boston Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
51 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $8
Trains depart from:Providence
Trains arrive in:Boston
Distance:66 km
Train Companies:Amtrak

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 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 train company provides the service from Providence to Boston. Passengers can choose between two Amtrak services on this route: the Amtrak Acela service and the Northeast Regional service. The Amtrak 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 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 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 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 Station. Providence Amtrak Station is in the heart of Providence city center, only a short 10-minute walk from the Superman building. Providence Amtrak 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 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 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 staff in the ticket office.

Arrival station: An Amtrak 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 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
How much do cheap train tickets from Providence to Boston cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Providence to Boston for the next 7 days starting from $9 (€7)  one way.
How much is the train from Providence to Boston on average?
The Providence to Boston train ticket price is on average $10 (€8)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Providence to Boston by train?
You should expect to travel around 41 miles (66 km)  from Providence to Boston by train.
How many hours is the train time between Providence and Boston?
While the time it takes to travel 41 miles (66 km) from Providence to Boston can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Providence to Boston train journey time is on average 50 min.
When does the first train depart from Providence to Boston? When does the last train depart from Providence to Boston?
The first Providence to Boston train departs at 10: 56 AM   and the last train from Providence to Boston leaves at 11: 19 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Providence to Boston on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Providence to Boston to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Providence to Boston within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $10 (€8) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Providence and Boston are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.