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Overview: Train from Providence to Philadelphia

distanceDistance234 miles (377 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$86 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Providence to Philadelphia cover the 234 miles (377 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $86 (€72), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $86 (€72).

Trains from Providence to Philadelphia

Providence, also known as Those Island, is famous for its textile manufacturing and the making of silverware and fine jewelry. The city is commonly referred to as creative capital from its architecture to the jewelry manufacturers. The distance from Providence city to Philadelphia, a city known as the birthplace of the US, with great museums, galleries, and the Philadelphia Eagles as well as the liberty bell, is approximately 236 miles (357 kilometers). Travelers can get from Providence to Philadelphia with ease, comfort, and speed via train. The train journey between the two cities takes an approximate duration of 4 hours and 30 minutes. Planning a trip from Providence to Philadelphia is easy with as many as 20 trains per day for travelers to choose from. The journey connection can either be direct or indirect. For the journey between the two cities, trains will depart from Providence RI, Amtrak/MBTA station and arrive at Philadelphia PA 30th Street.

Which train companies travel from Providence to Philadelphia?

Like many routes in the USA, trains from Providence to Philadelphia are provided by Amtrak company. The company has various trains for the multiple route connections from Providence to Philadelphia. Although the trains are all operated by Amtrak, there are disparities in terms of the duration taken to complete the journey, the route taken, as well as the departure and arrival time. For the trip from Providence to Philadelphia, Amtrak has two routes:- Acela services with nine trains; and Northeast Regional services with eight trains.

How long is the train ride from Providence to Philadelphia?

The distance by train from Providence to Philadelphia is approximately 236 miles (357 kilometers). This journey can be made in an approximate duration of 4 hours and 30 minutes. The length of the journey between the two cities, however, varies depending on the train taken, the route used, and whether it is a direct connection or an indirect connection. Indirect trains take a total of 6 hours and two minutes for the complete trip from Providence to Philadelphia. The indirect trains have a transfer that can last up to 1 hour and 30 minutes at New York Penn Station before completing the journey. The fastest direct train between the two cities takes four hours and 24 minutes.

How many trains are there from Providence to Philadelphia?

The train route from Providence RI, Amtrak/MBTA station to Philadelphia PA 30th Street, has a frequency of approximately 20 trains per day. 18 trains have direct connections, while two trains have an indirect connection with the transfer at New York Penn station. Acela train services offer nine trains each day while the Northeast train service has eight trains. The indirect trains are offered by two train services, Acela and Crescent. Both the indirect trains depart from Providence in the morning while the direct departures are spread throughout the day.

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

Departure station: For the journey by train from Providence to Philadelphia, departures are at Providence RI Amtrak/ MBTA station. The station is located less than half a mile (0.8 kilometers) from Providence city center and Downtown Providence. The distance between the city center to the station is just under half a mile (0.8 kilometers), while the distance to Downtown Providence is just over half a mile (0.8 kilometers), only slightly further. The station can be accessed using bus lines 58, 72, 51,50, 56, 57 from Providence city center via Tucker and Northman, which takes four to seven minutes. The buses run every ten minutes. From downtown Providence, you can access the station using bus number 31, R, 57, and 56, which take eight to 13 minutes. Cycling from the city center takes approximately five minutes while walking takes nine minutes. Facilities available at the station include ATMs, elevators, payphones, Quik-Trak machines, restrooms, vending machines, ticket sales office, Amtrak WiFi, lockers, and storage.

Arrival station: All trains from Providence to Philadelphia arrive at Philadelphia, 30th Street train station, located on Keystone and Northeast Corridor. The distance between Philadelphia city center to the train station is very little. The station can be accessed using either Megabus, SEPTA bus, JFK Blvd, tram line ten, or the subway from first Street station MFL. The train station is within two to five minutes' walking distance from the bus station, MFL station, and the trolley station. Facilities available at the train station include ClubAcela, shops, a food court, Saxby Coffee, and Dunkin' Donuts. Parking options are available and the station is accessible for those with impaired mobility. The station also has luggage storage facilities and lockers.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Providence to Philadelphia cost?

Train tickets from Providence to Philadelphia for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $86 (€72)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train to Philadelphia from Providence?

The Providence to Philadelphia train ticket price is on average $86 (€72)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is Philadelphia from Providence by train?

The train distance from Providence to Philadelphia is around 234 miles (377 km).

How long is a train from Providence to Philadelphia on average?

On average the Providence to Philadelphia train time is 5 h 7 min  covering the 234 miles (377 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Are there any direct trains from Providence to Philadelphia?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Providence to Philadelphia with Amtrak or Amtrak, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.

How many trains are there between Providence and Philadelphia a day?

The average number of trains departing Providence for Philadelphia is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Providence to Philadelphia? When is the last train from Providence to Philadelphia?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Providence at 11: 50 AM. The last train leaves from Providence at 7: 19 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Providence to Philadelphia and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase Providence to Philadelphia train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find trains from Providence to Philadelphia to cost on average $86 (€72) 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 Philadelphia train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.