Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

Providence Skyline

Public Transportation in Providence


The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) offers low-cost bus service throughout Rhode Island.

Visitors to Providence can access the city's Downtown, Federal Hill and East Side neighborhoods through RIPTA's Providence LINK Trolley. LINK trolleys run on CNG (compressed natural gas), a clean fuel, and offer two routes to Providence's restaurants, hotels, theaters, universities, historic sites, shopping and more. The cost is $2 per person, per ride or $6 for a one-day pass.

For specific routes and more information, visit