Providence is conveniently located on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor route, which runs from Boston to Washington, D.C. and back. High-speed Acela service easily transports passengers from New York City to Providence in about two hours and 30 minutes. The Providence train station is located at 100 Gaspee Street, in the heart of the downtown area. For tickets call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit www.amtrak.com.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) runs low-cost, round-trip rail service from Boston to downtown Providence and to Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport in Warwick. Complete schedule and pricing information for the Providence-Stoughton route may be found at www.MBTA.com or by calling 1-800-392-6100.
During football season, the MBTA also runs service from Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport and Providence to Gillette Stadium. Check the www.MBTA.com during the season for more information.