The cheapest trains from Providence to Boston

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Cheapest

$16

Average

$28

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 $ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 16.

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05:30PMProvidence Station0h53 06:23PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$161One-way
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02:26PMProvidence Station0h47 03:13PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$161One-way
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02:26PMProvidence Station0h52 03:18PMSouth Station
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$161One-way
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12:26AMProvidence Station0h50 01:16AMSouth Station
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$161One-way
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12:26AMProvidence Station0h43 01:09AMBack Bay Station, MA
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$161One-way

Timetable Providence to Boston

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12:26AMProvidence Station0h50 01:16AMSouth Station
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12:26AMProvidence Station0h43 01:09AMBack Bay Station, MA
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06:56AMProvidence Station1h02 07:58AMSouth Station
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06:56AMProvidence Station0h57 07:53AMBack 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 Station0h42 11:41AMSouth Station
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10:59AMProvidence Station0h36 11:35AMBack Bay Station, MA
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11:59AMProvidence Station0h50 12:49PMSouth Station
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11:59AMProvidence Station0h44 12:43PMBack Bay Station, MA
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01:00PMProvidence Station0h39 01:39PMBack Bay Station, MA
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01:00PMProvidence Station0h45 01:45PMSouth Station
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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 Station0h39 03:45PMBack Bay Station, MA
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03:06PMProvidence Station0h44 03:50PMSouth Station
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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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06:58PMProvidence Station0h45 07:43PMSouth Station
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06:58PMProvidence Station0h40 07:38PMBack Bay Station, MA
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07:19PMProvidence Station0h47 08:06PMBack Bay Station, MA
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07:19PMProvidence Station0h53 08:12PMSouth Station
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09:03PMProvidence Station0h40 09:43PMBack Bay Station, MA
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09:03PMProvidence Station0h47 09:50PMSouth Station
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09:08PMProvidence Station0h46 09:54PMBack Bay Station, MA
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09:08PMProvidence Station0h54 10:02PMSouth Station
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10:04PMProvidence Station0h46 10:50PMSouth Station
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10:04PMProvidence Station0h41 10:45PMBack Bay Station, MA
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11:29PMProvidence Station0h46 12:15AMSouth Station
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11:29PMProvidence Station0h41 12:10AMBack Bay Station, MA
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The fastest trains from Providence to Boston

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

36 m

Average

46 m

Trains per day

32

Distance

66 km

Of the 32 trains that leave Providence for Boston every day 32 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 46 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 36 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 2 m 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.

Fastest
10:59AMProvidence Station0h36 11:35AMBack Bay Station, MA
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$441One-way
2nd Fastest
10:27AMProvidence Station0h38 11:05AMBack Bay Station, MA
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$221One-way
01:00PMProvidence Station0h39 01:39PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$441One-way
03:06PMProvidence Station0h39 03:45PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$441One-way
09:03PMProvidence Station0h40 09:43PMBack Bay Station, MA
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$441One-way

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Train Information to Boston from Providence

distanceDistance41 miles (66 km)
durationAverage train duration50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$12 (€10)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Providence to Boston cover the 41 miles (66 km) long trip taking on average 50 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 trip costs around $12 (€10), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€9).

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Providence to Boston with Amtrak

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Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Providence to Boston, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

    Amtrak's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Providence to Boston are the following:

    • 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 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 are cheap trains to Boston from Providence?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Providence to Boston trains for as little as $11 (€9)  in the next 7 days.
    How much does it cost to take a train to Boston from Providence?
    The train price between Providence and Boston is on average $12 (€10)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    How far is it from Providence to Boston by train?
    The Providence to Boston train distance is approximately 41 miles (66 km).
    How long is a train from Providence to Boston on average?
    While the time it takes to travel 41 miles (66 km) between Providence and Boston can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Providence to Boston train journey time is on average 50 min.
    Which train companies can get me from Providence to Boston?
    For the best Providence to Boston train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Boston from Providence to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many trains are there to Boston from Providence a day?
    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 can I take the first train from Providence to Boston? When can I take the last train for the day?
    You can take the first train from Providence to Boston at 10: 56 AM. The last train from Providence to Boston that you can take departs at 11: 19 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Providence to Boston schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How early should I book Providence to Boston train tickets to get the best deals?
    You can find trains to Boston from Providence to cost on average $12 (€10) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Providence to Boston train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.