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T.F. Green Airport (PVD) – Warwick, Rhode Island

Distance from T.F. Green Airport to Downtown Area: Approximately 9 miles

Taxi: Approximately $30.00 each way

Airport Shuttle: Available 7 days a week from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm. The shuttle leaves the airport every hour on the hour. From the hotels, shuttles leave every hour on the hour. After 7:00 pm reservations for the airport shuttle are required (from the city only). The cost of the shuttle is $11.00 each way. Please call (401) 737-2868 or toll free 1-888-737-7006, or visit http://www.airporttaxiri.com.

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Logan Airport (BOS) – East Boston, MA

Distance from Logan Airport to Providence: Approximately 49 miles (north of Providence)

Taxi: All taxi's departing Logan Airport are charged an additional fee of $2.00, plus a $4.50 fee for harbor tunnel crossings.

Rental Cars: Each rental car company has complimentary shuttle buses that transport passengers to/from the terminal and the rental car facility. Shuttles run frequently and stop curbside on the arrival level for passengers to board. Departure level service is available on request.

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Amtrak

Amtrak is offering two special travel discount rates:

  • Visit Rhode Island Travel Discount – A 20% discount is available on Amtrak's regional train services. Please use promotional code V174.
    ***Note*** This discount may not be available on all trains at all times.
  • GovEnergy 2009 Travel Discount – A 10% discount will be available on all regional trains, at all times during the dates of August 6-15, 2009. Please use promotional code X54W-959.
    ***Note*** This discount is only available by calling 800-USA-RAIL. This discount cannot be made through the Amtrak website.

Visit www.amtrak.com or call 800-USA-RAIL to make your reservation.

Amtrak offers many daily runs to and from Providence. The Providence train station is located approximately 5 blocks from the Rhode Island Convention Center.

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Driving Directions

Located at the intersection of I-95 and I-195, Providence is 40 miles from Boston (about a one hour car ride) and 185 miles from New York City (about three hours by car).

From the North:
Interstate 95 South to Exit 22A. Follow the signs towards Downtown/Convention Center. Go through the first light in the right hand lane. Take your first right after the light. Take the next right onto Exchange Street. After the next light, the hotel will immediately be on your right.

From the South:
Interstate 95 North to Exit 22A. Follow the signs towards Downtown/Convention Center. At the light, turn right onto Francis Street. At the next light, go right onto West Exchange Street. the hotel will immediately be on your right.

From the East:
Take 195 West. Merge onto 95 North to Exit 22A. Follow the signs towards Downtown/Convention Center. At the light, turn right onto Francis Street. At the next light, go right onto West Exchange Street the hotel will immediately be on your right.

From the West:
Take Route 6 East to the "Route 6 East and I-195 South" on ramp. Take a right and stay to the right following the signs to Providence and Route 6 East (you will use part of the I-195 on-ramp to get onto Route 6 East). Stay on Route 6 East to the end (sign will read "6 East to 10 North") and stay to the left. Continue to the Dean Street Exit. Once on the exit ramp, stay to the left, you need to be on the left side of the island when you reach the light. Turn left onto Dean Street (4 lane road). Then immediately take your first right onto West Exchange Street, the Westin will be on your left hand side.

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