Providence is the capital of Rhode Island, and one of the first cities established in the USA. It is most famous for its historic districts, amazing parks, beaches with marvellous views of the Atlantic Ocean, and lively nightlife. Some of the must-see places in Providence include the Waterplace Park, the Roger Williams National Memorial, the traditional Italian neighbourhood of Federal Hill, the Rhode Island State House and the famous Benefit Street-Mile of History.
The peak period for visiting Providence is from May to August due to the pleasant weather. Some of the events that attract visitors occur in the summer period, i.e. the free arts festival PVD Fest in June, and the Rhode Island International Film Festival in August.
Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (also known as RIPTA) manages an efficient and cost-effective public transportation system. The Kennedy Plaza is the transportation hub and bus terminal, located in Downtown Providence. Low-cost bus service is available all year round, from Rhode Island throughout the Northeast. Frequent bus lines connect Providence with the nearby Newport, while special summer buses connect the city to the beaches during summer.
The Providence train station is in the city centre. The Amtrak Northeast Corridor route that runs from Boston to Washington passes through Providence, which allows is a high-speed connection with New York. Also, a regular train service operates from Boston to Warwick’s T.F Green Airport and Downtown Providence. During football season, additional train line connects Providence and T.F. Green Airport with the Gillette Stadium.
Car rental is a good option for exploring Providence, especially if you like day trips. You can book the Providence car rental service online or you can rent a car at the airport. Providence taxi service is a fast and quite affordable way to get around the city. You can often find a taxi stand near famous hotels and attractions, or you can always call ahead.
Providence International Airport (PVD) is also known as Theodore Francis Green Memorial State Airport (TF Green Airport). This international airport is located in Warwick, around 10 km from the city of Providence, and serves Providence, as well as, the surrounding area in Rhode Island.
Several transportation options are available from TF Green Airport to Providence city centre and vice versa. RIPTA Bus Routes 1, 8, 14 and 20 run to and from TF Green Airport. The bus stop for route 8 is at 700 Jefferson Blvd (Interlink facility), while buses 1, 14 and 20 stop at the commercial roadway in front of the Terminal.
Rail service is also available from and to Providence Airport, while the journey takes around 30 minutes. MBTA Commuter Rail service and Amtrack trains run from Providence Station to several points in Rhode Island State, as well as, Boston and Connecticut.
Providence airport taxi service is a fast and convenient way to get from and to TF Green Airport. The travel time by an airport taxi is around 15 minutes to Downtown Providence, depending on the traffic. Taxi stands are available in front of the Terminal.
If you don't feel comfortable using public transport, book a private Providence airport transfer with us. We organise transfers from TF Green Airport to East Providence and vice versa, as well as, to Boston, Attleboro and other cities. Custome the service according to your needs, and arrive at your destination in a private vehicle.
Our all-inclusive taxi transfer service includes luggage, meet and greet at the airport, flight monitoring and free cancellation. By booking your airport taxi in advance, you can have peace of mind that you will arrive on time. The cost of the private Providence airport transfer is fixed and per vehicle. The price for a private taxi from Warwick Airport to East Providence starts from 126 USD, while the Warwick airport transfer to Boston starts from 202 USD.
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