Traveling to Providence

TF Green Airport is served by most major national airlines and is a short 15 minute ride to downtown Providence. The train station, Union Station, is located in the center of the city and is served by Amtrak and MBTA commuter railroads. International travelers can fly into Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. Providence is 55 miles south of Boston and an easy 1 hour drive from Boston. The Connecticut casinos, Worcester MA, and Cape Cod are a short commute to Providence.

Air Travel

 

The Providence TF Greene Airport (PVD) is located just nine miles south of the downtown area. Travel + Leisure magazine voted TF Green one of the best airports in the country and was ranked #1 for its accessible location and #2 for its smooth check-in process.

The Providence Airport is served by the following major airlines:

  • Delta Airlines – Reservations 800-221-1212
  • Jet Blue – Reservations 800-538-2583
  • Southwest Airlines – Reservations 800-435-9792
  • United Airlines – Reservations 800-241-6522
  • US Airways – Reservations 800-428-4322

Travelers going to Providence can fly non-stop from the following cities:

  • Delta Airlines – Atlanta, Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Jet Blue – Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale
  • Southwest Airlines – Baltimore, Chicago-Midway, Denver, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers (seasonal), Las Vegas, Orlando, Tampa, and West Palm Beach
  • United Airlines – Chicago-O’Hare, Cleveland, Newark, and Washington-Dulles
  • US Airways – Charlotte, Philadelphia, and Washington-Reagan National

Automobiles

Car rentals are available at the Providence Airport. Click here for rental information. A taxi from the airport to the downtown area is about $30 to the host hotels. The InterLink facility connects planes, trains, buses and cars and offers a consolidated rental car facility for TF Green Airport. The InterLink is located at 700 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick RI and it connects to MBTA commuter trains, offers a commuter parking garage, rental car services and a skywalk to the airport terminal. Parking at the InterLink garage is $6.75 for up to 24 hours.

West coast and international travelers may find it more convenient to fly into Boston Logan International Airport. Boston Logan airport offers non-stop service from all major US cities. Logan airport is located 55 miles north of Providence RI. Travel time to Providence is about an hour via highway.

Peter Pan Bus Lines provides bus service from Boston Logan Airport to Kennedy Plaza in downtown Providence. All host hotels are less than a five minute walk. The pick-up location for arriving passengers is outside the baggage area at each terminal, directly outside the main doors. The cost of a one-way ticket from Logan Airport to Providence is $25per person. Bus service runs from 8:00 am to 10:30 PM every day at intervals ranging from one to two hours. Click here to view the current bus schedule from Boston Logan Airport to Kennedy Plaza in Providence.

Trains

 

Train service is available to downtown Providence. Union Station is located adjacent to the State Capital building and a short 10 minute walk to the RI Convention Center and the four host hotels. Amtrak provides rail passenger service from major cities such as Boston, New York, New Haven, Philadelphia and others in the Northeast Corridor. High speed Acela rail service is available into Providence.

Commuter rail service to downtown Providence is provided by the MBTA Providence / Stoughton line. The MBTA provides train service from the north between Boston and Providence. In addition, train service is provided from the south from Wickford RI and from the Providence Airport to downtown Providence. The roundtrip commuter rail ticket cost from Boston to Providence is $20 per person.

Taxis:

From the airport to The Biltmore Hotel, The Westin or the Hilton Providence, taxi fare will range from $27.00 – $33.00

Airport Taxi & Limousine Service

(401) 737-2868

Cozy Cab, Inc. (Newport Shuttle)

(401) 846-1500

Airport Shuttle:

Round Trip Tickets are available for purchase at the airport only, these tickets will guarantee a return seat.

One Way Tickets are $11.77

Round Trip Tickets are $23.54

(401) 737-5551

For more information on the Airport Shuttle, Click Here.

Please note our drivers can only accept cash, at the airport we are happy to take all major credit cards.