Providence is a uniquely walkable city. Dozens of restaurants and attractions are in walking distance to many of the area hotels. If you find yourself in need of some extra transportation here are some resources that might help you. There is ample parking in and around the Downtown Providence area. For a printed map of parking lots and street closure, click here. For a complete listing of available parking and other tips to navigating the city, click here.
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 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 Warwick's T.F. Green Airport. 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 Green Airport and Providence to Gillette Stadium. Check the www.MBTA.com during the season for more information.