T.F. Green International Airport (PVD)
Only ten minutes from downtown Providence, Warwick's T.F. Green Airport was recently named one of the "Top Five Alternative Airports" in the country by Forbes magazine and received a Reader's Choice recommendation from Condé Nast Traveler. Just off Exit 13 on Interstate Route 95, Green Airport is accessible to Boston, Cape Cod and Southeastern New England, and is fast-becoming a popular alternative to Boston's Logan Airport. The new InterLink system offers scheduled commuter rail service between the airport, Providence and Boston. Green offers more than 160 direct flights via major carriers.
Providence is located on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor between Washington DC/New York City and Boston. High speed Acela Express train service transports passengers from New York City to Providence in about two and a half hours. For tickets call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit www.amtrak.com.
The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) runs low cost commuter trains to Providence from Boston and other points in Massachusetts. Call 1-800-392-6100 or visit www.MBTA.com for schedules and fares.
Bonanza Bus Lines (888-751-8800 or www.peterpanbus.com) and Greyhound (800-231-2222 or www.greyhound.com) have stations in the Providence area. For local public transportation, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) runs buses and trolleys statewide (800-244-0444 or www.ripta.com).
Located at the intersection of I-95 and I-195, Providence is 50 miles from Boston (about a one hour car ride) and 185 miles from New York City (about three hours by car). For a detailed map of the area, please visit our website at www.pwcvb.com.